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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cuban Revolution(noun)

    the revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959

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  1. Cuban Revolution

    The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the regime of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. The revolution began in July 1953, and finally ousted Batista on 1 January 1959, replacing his regime with Castro's revolutionary government. Castro's government later reformed along communist lines, becoming the present Communist Party of Cuba in October 1965.

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  1. Maria Cristina Garcia:

    In turn, those who lived through the most traumatic years of the Cuban revolution are understandably more angry about the new developments. The passage of time has not healed all wounds and memories, i think any person who has experienced trauma can understand why this older generation view the announcement as a type of betrayal.

  2. Maria Cristina Garcia:

    For some time now, the polls have been telling us that recent arrivals from Cuba -- those who have arrived since 1990 -- and those who were born and raised in the United States, have favored the normalization of diplomatic and trade relations with Cuba, in turn, those who lived through the most traumatic years of the Cuban revolution are understandably more angry about the new developments. The passage of time has not healed all wounds and memories.

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