Castro's Government Celebrates 50th Anniversary On New Year's Day, Cuba celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the "Triumphant Revolution" which brought Fidel Castro and his guerrilla movement to power. The celebration comes as Cuba faces its worst economic problems since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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Castro's Government Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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Castro's Government Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Castro's Government Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Castro's Government Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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On New Year's Day, Cuba celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the "Triumphant Revolution" which brought Fidel Castro and his guerrilla movement to power. The celebration comes as Cuba faces its worst economic problems since the collapse of the Soviet Union.