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These 11 Schemes Were Meant To Kill And Shame Fidel Castro, But They All Failed

Before Fidel Castro died of failing health on Friday, November 25, he survived an incredible 638 assassination attempts. The attempts were planned and executed during Castro’s reign as President of Cuba from 1975 to 2008. Ironically, it was the dictator’s own vices and failing health that led him to turn over power to his younger brother, Raúl Castro, in 2008. However, for 33 years, he managed to survive one attempt to kill and shame him after another. He once said, “If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic […]

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