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Che's Pal on Epic '52 Motorcycle Trip Dies

Alberto Granado lived out his days teaching in Cuba

(Newser) - Alberto Granado, the man whose motorcycle adventures with Che Guevara would ultimately alter the course of Latin America, has died today in Cuba at the age of 88. The epic journey undertaken in 1952 by the two Argentine med students formed the political convictions that turned Guevara into an icon,... More »

Che Jr? Bernal to Be a Papa

Star of Motorcycle Diaries , Y Tu Mamá También confirms pregnancy

(Newser) - You say you want a revolution? Well, you’ll have to wait for naptime. Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, famous for his portrayal of Che Guevara in The Motorcycle Diaries, has just announced his imminent daddyhood, reports E! Online. Bernal, who also starred in Y Tu Mamá También... More »

Cuba Celebrates Che

Casto, too weak to attend, calls comrade 'a flower yanked prematurely from its stem'

(Newser) - About 10,000 Cubans gathered today to honor Che Guevara, the man who helped Fidel Castro take power in the 1959 communist revolution. Calling Che "a flower yanked prematurely from its stem," Castro, too weak to attend, praised the icon in a message read to the crowd. The... More »

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