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The former Soviet Union, Cuba, and China: three countries where posters played an important political role and received a large amount of artistic attention. This is a selection of 145 political... [Exhibition]
The immigrant-populated cigar manufacturing town of Ybor City, Tampa, Florida was founded in the 1880s. Circular migration developed between Havana and Ybor City - migration of not only workers but... [Item of the Day]
In a time when he was no romantic hero yet, Che Guevara (1928-1967) could confront his audience with endless lectures. It took two hours to present his account on the role of foreign aid in the... [Item of the Day]
The guests present at the New Year reception 1959 organized by the Cuban dictator Batista waited in vain for their host. Batista had boarded a DC-4 to the Dominican Republic in an attempt to escape... [Item of the Day]
In 1953 Fidel Castro and a group of rebels attacked the Moncada barracks, a military headquarters in the south. Dictator Batista firmly controlled the country and easily suppressed the attack. Castro... [Item of the Day]