Cuba Politics

President Manuel Urrutia Confers with Castro in Camaguey 1959

Posted August 20, 2004 by publisher in Cuba Politics.


President Manuel Urrutia confers with Castro in the town of Camaguey before preceding the rebel chief into Havana. On the left is Armando Hart, a Castro underground leader and advisor whom Urrutia appointed as the new minister of education. Urrutia had to wait in Camaguey for Castro forces to clear other rebel factions out of the presidential palace in Havana.

From Life magazine - Castro in Triumphant Advance to Havana - January 19, 1959

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