Featured image: Popularized cropped version of Guerrillero Heroico – Che Guevara at the funeral for the victims of the La Coubre explosion. Photo taken on ; published within Cuba in 1961, internationally in 1967. CREDIT: Alberto Korda SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain)
From NewsMax Tuesday, 08 Oct 2013 10:03 PM By Andrea Billups and Kathleen Walter
Former CIA operative Felix Rodriguez, who participated in the historic manhunt to capture Ernesto “Che” Guevara, says the Marxist revolutionary was little more than a criminal and devoted killer who deserves to be demystified.
“I believe that eventually people will see what he really was. He was an assassin,” said Rodriguez, who spoke to Newsmax about Guevara in advance of the 46th anniversary of his death on Oct. 9, 1967, at age 39. “He was an individual with very little regard for life. He enjoyed killing people.”
In the interview with Newsmax, Rodriguez gives a detailed first-hand account of the capture and execution of the man whose image is still being appropriated as a counterculture fashion statement. . . . Read Complete Report