“It’s Too Early to Tell”

Fidel Castro delivered arguably his most famous sentence,"La historia me absolverá" [history will absolve me], 60 years ago, in his speech to the court after the failed 1956 assault on the Moncada barracks. After the revolutionary triumph 3 years later, it offered a mythic origin story of a political career and a political movement, to the degree that the two … Continue reading “It’s Too Early to Tell”