Thursday, April 23, 2009

1955: Raúl Castro flees to Mexico

Cuba History Timeline Events
June 24, 1955
Raúl Castro leaves for Mexico after receiving political asylum in Mexican embassy. He had been charged by the authorities with terrorist conspiracy planting a bomb in the La Tosca theater.

based on Manuel Márquez-Sterling's Cuba 1952-1959 and
Cuba 1952-1959 Interactive Timeline

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