September 22, 2017

Speaking of Removing Statues of Racist Icons, What About Che Guevara?

Ché quickly became known for his ruthlessness and violence. (Mountain Travel) Rosario is Argentina’s second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag memorial, and the country’s bitterest football rivalry between Rosario Central and Newell’s Old Boys. It is also the birthplace of […]

Che Guevara: Castro’s Executioner

THE FALSE ALLURE OF COMMUNISM People with a romanticized view of Che Guevara generally don’t know how much blood he had on his hands. In a letter to his father, Che wrote, “I really like killing.” Elsewhere, he proclaimed, “A revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate.” A cold killing machine […]

Pope Francis gives a Mass in Cuba amidst a painting of Che Guevara and a statue of Jesus

On September 20, 2015, I was able to watch something unique (Online). Just a day after arriving in Cuba, Pope Francis gave a mass service at Revolution Square in Havana. As expected, the event made news around the world. The reason was obvious, it is rare to witness a mass delivered by the head of […]

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