Revolutionary legacy

Print edition : December 23, 2016

One-year-old Eduardo Ribera after his heart operation at the William Soler Children's Hospital in Havana on October 7, 2013. Castro and his revolutionary government were able to show what socialism is capable of—abolition of illiteracy, universal education, a health-care system which compares with the best in the advanced countries, equal rights for women in all spheres and racial equality. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

No other Communist leader in the post-Second World War period had such an internationalist vision as Castro.
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