Sunday, November 27, 2016

The Double Life Of Fidel Castro

New York Post: Inside Fidel Castro’s life of luxury and ladies while country starved

With his shaggy beard and rumpled, olive-drab fatigues, Fidel Castro presented himself to the world as a modest man of the people.

At times, he claimed he made just 900 pesos ($43) a month and lived in a “fisherman’s hut” somewhere on the beach.

But Castro’s public image was a carefully crafted myth, more fiction than fact.

“While his people suffered, Fidel Castro lived in comfort — keeping everything, including his eight children, his many mistresses, even his wife, a secret,” wrote Juan Reinaldo Sanchez, Castro’s longtime bodyguard.

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WNU Editor: Talk about perfect timing to have a book out on Fidel Castro. As to the details outlined in this New York Post .... it is actually old news. I recall watching a few years ago a Russian news report on the life of Castro .... or more to the point .... the double life of Fidel Castro. It was not a flattering portrayal of the Cuban leader then .... and this book appears to be doing the same thing today.


TWN said...

Not surprising most politicians are corrupt and take advantage of the system when they can, and if your the El Supremo well it's party time. One of the reasons I despise the political leadership so much, but to be honest I don't know if I was in their position I wouldn't do the same thing, having never been in that position myself.

Aizino Smith said...

Let's go easy on po 'lil fidel. He was just doing what Mao did and what Che would have done had he lived.

If people stop beling in che, Mao & Fidel, 1/2 a weeks wardrobe would be gone!

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