Che Guevara | Criticism

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SOURCE: An interview in Look, Vol. 27, No. 7, April 9, 1963, pp. 26-7.

In the following excerpt, Berguist probes Guevara's views on Marxism, world politics, and social reform in Cuba.

[Berguist]: Many early Castro supporters certainly didn't have today's Marxist-oriented revolution in mind. When you were fighting in the Sierra Maestra mountains, was this the future Cuba you envisioned?

[Guevera]: Yes, though I could not have predicted certain details of development.

Could you personally have worked with a government that was leftist but less "radical"—government that nationalized certain industries, but left areas open for private enterprise and permitted opposition parties?

Certainly not.

Historically, the extreme Right and Left in Latin America (and Europe) have combined for different purposes, in an effort to topple "centrist" governments like Rómulo Betancourt's in Venezuela. Why does Cuba levy more violent attacks at Betancourt than at a dictator like Paraguay's Alfredo Stroessner?

Paraguay's dictatorship...

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