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Sun 4 Jan 2009 17:00 BBC Radio 4

40 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 30 December 2008

With Cuba about to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of its revolution, Allan Little analyses some of the factors that have given the country such a prominent image on the world stage over such a long period. He considers the enduring images of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, Cuba's unique approach to diplomacy through medical aid, its military exploits and its five decade stand-off with the United States.


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