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Jeff Jacoby

Castro's true legacy is a bloody trail

When Fidel Castro finally dies, a few may remember the facts. He has killed far more people than the dictator he replaced. When Fidel Castro finally dies, a few may remember the facts. He has killed far more people than the dictator he replaced. (Claudia Daut/Reuters/file 2006)
By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / January 1, 2007

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IT WAS on New Year's Day in 1959 that Fidel Castro's guerrillas toppled Fulgencio Batista, and a week later that Castro entered Havana and launched what has become the world's longest-lived dictatorship. This week thus marks the 48th anniversary of Castro's revolution -- and the last one he will celebrate, if the persistent rumors that he is dying prove to ... (Full article: 778 words)

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