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Che Guevara

STREET ART: Specter Spot-Jocks Shepard Fairey in New York City

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Ice-T is still stylin' like an American Che Guevara, but he's officially joined the force 19 years after "Cop Killer". (photos © Jaime Rojo) ...

Exclusive Preview of DC Comics' Cuba: My Revolution

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bryan Young

I've long extolled the virtues of DC Comics and their Vertigo line of original graphic novels, and they've always been challenging the medium to do bigger and better things. Cuba: My Revolution beautifully tells the tale of a Cuba I'd never really read about.

Che and the "Original Sin" of the Intellectuals

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Art for tourists in Cuba: Che is always prominently displayed Exclusive to Huffington Post. It's been said a thousand and one times: intellectuals ...

Che Guevara's "New Man": Another Look

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Today's guest blogger is Ivan Garcia, a freelance journalist since 1995; Ivan's blog, Desde La Habana: Ivan's File Cabinet, has recently been transla...

Facing Che's Image, In The Shadow of Marti, a Concert is More Than a Concert

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Yoani Sanchez

On the September 20th, the Colombian singer Juanes will try to put a human face on an architectural ensemble where no one is going to go and sit placidly.

Why "Che" Resonates

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Perrin

There are stretches in Che when you feel lost in the jungle, where oblivion steadily hovers before closing in with a crash.

Che Gueverette: Rodizio Slayer

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Yesiree, the ole family legacy lives on as the Butcher of La Cabana's bodacious petite-fille is out to butcher the butchers by showcasing her prime cuts.

Lydia Guevara, Che's Granddaughter to appear in PETA campaign

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — The granddaughter of Cuban revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara is at the forefront of another revolution _ for vegetarianism. ...

Gustavo Villoldo, Man Who Tracked Che For The CIA, Awarded $1 Billion In Lawsuit

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — A judge on Friday awarded more than $1 billion in damages against the Cuban government for the 1959 suicide of the father of a Cuban-Ame...

The Young Castro Comes Alive In Soderbergh's Epic Che Through Actor Demian Bichir's Performance

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Now that director Steven Soderbergh is in the public consciousness again with his intimate portrait of a high-class escort in The Girlfriend Experienc...

Poland Wants To Ban Che Guevara Image

The Telegraph | Matthew Day | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Poland's equality minister, Elzbieta Radziszewska, wants to expand a Polish law prohibiting the production of fascist and totalitarian propaganda so t...

When Gene McCarthy Met Che Guevara

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

In an intriguing and little-known episode worthy of a Cold War spy novel, the late Minnesota Democrat held a secret meeting with Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara in New York in 1964.

The Best Actor and Best Movie of 2008 Weren't Even Nominated

John Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Eskow

The most amazing "performance" of 2008 was that of Benicio del Toro as Che -- which, for my dough, was also the movie of the year.

Benicio del Toro Talks About Che: The Man And The Movie

Peter Kornbluh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Peter Kornbluh

"Every thing you do turns to gold," one female fan told him at a recent showing in D.C. "And my mom's in love with you." I caught up with BDT afterwards and asked him about playing Che.

President Obama: Set Cuba Free

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Releasing Cuba from 50 years of prison could be one of President Barack Obama's most sensible, easiest, and most applauded early acts.

Che The Movie, Exquisitely Detailed: It's Not Just One Film, It's Two, Though a Little Bit Overdone

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Benicio Del Toro is magnetic and haunting as Che, but he has the difficult task of communicating to us through subtitles, as most of the film is told in Spanish.

This Endless Myth-Making About the Blood-Soaked Che Guevara Must Stop

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The myth of Che Guevara -- recycled yet again in Steven Soderberg's new film Che -- is seductive and lush -- but the reality of Che is very different.

Benicio Del Toro Promotes "Che" At Havana Screening

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

HAVANA - Actor Benicio del Toro says protesters at the Miami screening of "Che" should have watched the film first. Del Toro plays Argentine-born Ern...

New "Che" Trailer: 4+ Hours Of Benicio (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The new 257-minute Che Guevara biopic is being released in two parts in January 2009, but has a special single-picture engagement starting December 12...

Soderbergh's "Che": Masterwork Or Folly?

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Charging across the globe like an insurrectionist guerrilla cadre, Steven Soderbergh's sprawling, Spanish-language epic "Che" has been playing at inte...

McCain Angry With Himself?

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The raw anger displayed by McCain is so over the top that he cannot seriously be targeting it at anyone but himself, and perhaps the Republican Party he has grown to hate.

"You Can't Always Get What You Want"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

After he's elected we will hold Obama's feet to the fire. There will be disappointments -- but what's new about that? The Left is always disappointed.

Steven Soderbergh's Che Guevara Epic Misses Cannes Deadline

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Today's Variety has a rundown of movies playing, and not playing, at this year's Cannes Film Festival. One long-anticipated film, or films, will not b...

Castro's First Live Media Event Since Feb: Calls Into Chavez's "Alo, Presidente!" TV Program

AP | ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fidel Castro called in to the Venezuelan president during a television and radio broadcast on Sunday, the first time the ailing Cuban leader has made ...