Remembering Fidel Castro — The Man Who Dodged 638 CIA Assassination Plots (November 25 2016)

“If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic event, I would win the gold medal.”

Fidel Castro 

“I joined the people; I grabbed a rifle in a police station that collapsed when it was rushed by a crowd. I witnessed the spectacle of a totally spontaneous revolution … That experience led me to identify myself even more with the cause of the people. My still incipient Marxist ideas had nothing to do with our conduct – it was a spontaneous reaction on our part, as young people with Martí-an, anti-imperialist, anti-colonialist and pro-democratic ideas.”

Fidel Castro on the Bogotazo (2009)

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Fidel Castro (13 August 1926 – 25 November 2016)

The man in charge of protecting Castro claims that he dodged 638 CIA plots to assassinate him. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY

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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.”

638 Ways To Kill Castro  — Documentary

REFERENCES

How Fidel Castro Survived 50 Years Of CIA Assassination Attempts — UNILAD

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The Man Who Dodged 638 CIA Plots to assassinate Him

Remembering Fidel Castro — The Man Who Dodged 638 CIA Assassination Plots (November 25 2016)

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