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Fidel Castro Resigned as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba in 2011

Today in Latin American history, Fidel Castro resigned from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title in 2011. continue reading »

U.S. Troops Defeated the Mexicans at the Battle of Cerro Gordo in 1848

Today in Latin American history, American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opened the way for invasion of Mexico in 1848. continue reading »

CIA Trained Cuban Exiles Landed at the Bay of Pigs in 1961

Today in Latin American history, a group of CIA financed and trained Cuban exiles landed at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba with the aim of ousting Fidel Castro in 1961. continue reading »