Fidel Castro

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five things about Fidel Castro

  1. led the overthrow of the batista dictatorship of Cuba in 1959.
  2. Made Cuba the first Communist country in the Western Hemisphere.
  3. Brought social reforms to Cuba, but was been criticized for oppressing human rights and freedom of speech.
  4. Castro participates in an unsuccessful rebellion in the Dominican Republic against Generalissimo Rafael Trujillo.
  5. During his time in office, thousands of Cubans sought exile in the United States.
Fidel Castro - Mini Bio