By Juan Reinaldo Sanchez. While his people suffered, Fidel Castro lived in comfort — keeping everything, including his eight children, his many mistresses, even his wife, a secret. He doubtless had other relationships that I did not know about. Cubans had virtually no idea about any of this. As incredible as it seems, Cubans did not see or even know of the existence of Dalia, the woman with whom he had shared his life since , until after
Fidel Castro marries Mirta Diaz-Balart
Fidel Castro's Women
The early life of Cuban revolutionary and politician Fidel Castro spans the first 26 years of his life, from to In he began studying law at the University of Havana , where he first became politically conscious, becoming a staunch anti-imperialist and critic of United States involvement in the Caribbean. Immersed in the university's violent gang culture, in he took part in a quashed attempt to overthrow the military junta of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. Returning to student politics, Castro was involved with violent demonstrations in which protesters clashed with riot police, at which he became increasingly left-wing in his views. Obtaining his Doctorate of Law in September , he co-opened an unsuccessful law firm before entering parliamentary politics as a Partido Ortodoxo candidate. When General Fulgencio Batista launched a coup and overthrew the elected presidency, Castro brought legal challenges against him, but as this proved ineffective, he began to think of other ways to oust Batista. A farm laborer, in he was conscripted into the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence and the ensuing Spanish—American War of , in which the U.
Inside Fidel Castro’s life of luxury and ladies while country starved
Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for 32 years. He proclaimed himself as president in , prior to that he served as Prime Minister from to When his health deteriorated, he announced he was not running for President again on 19 February