Che Guevara in Africa


In Mexico City I discovered a small but fine exhibition about Che Guevara’s mission in Africa. It is a very detailed approach. Whenever you are in the Mexican capital (till January 21, 2018) have a look! The location is in a beautiful colonial setting.


Che Guevara’s work in Congo marked a decisive moment in Cuba’s great relationship with Africa. Although the Congo’s mission had been a failure, it marked the turning point for Cuban victories in Africa and provided support to the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, and independence in Mozambique.


By November 1965 Guevara’s dream had collapsed against the reality of the Congolese forces‘ complete incompetence and lack of realism.

In order to achieve greatness, you have to fail …


Exposition in Mexico City

„El Che. Una Odisea Africana.“

Till January 21, 2018 at Antiguo Colegio San Ildefonso, Mexico City.

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