“If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic event, I would win the gold medal.”
The man in charge of protecting Castro claims that he dodged 638 CIA plots to assassinate him. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY
One of the more devious plots was when they hired his ex-mistress Marita Lorenz to feed him capsules of poison.
Castro found out that she was there to assassinate him, and responded by putting a gun in Lorenz’s hand, telling her to shoot him, but she could not bring herself to carry it out.
Then he took a puff on his cigar and closed his eyes. He made himself vulnerable because he knew I couldn’t do it. He still loved me and I still loved him.
A “Moral Jacket”
On a trip to New York (1979 UN), Castro was asked if he was wearing a bulletproof vest? He opened his shirt, showed his bare chest, and replied:
“No, I have a moral one.”
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The Man Who Dodged 638 CIA Plots to Assasinate Him