Operation Restore Hope

In December 1992 US Marines landed on the beaches of Somalia. They were trying to bring security to the United Nations humanitarian aid programme in the country. Their arrival in the dead of night was filmed by waiting journalists.

Photo: Associated Press.

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Cuban History Collection

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

Stories from Cuba's recent history and its difficult relationship with the US

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