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2009-07-31 11:31:40

The Cuban government in Havana has honored Che star Benicio del Toro for his body of work. The Oscar-winning, Puerto Rican actor's film credits include The Usual Suspects, Traffic and 21 Grams.

2009-04-15 17:00:02

A British book dealer accused of stealing a Shakespeare first edition arrived in court dressed as Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Raymond Scott, 52, faces six charges of theft and handling stolen goods after he allegedly stole the 1623 collection of William Shakespeare's works, valued at

2008-12-14 16:14:50

Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro said his new movie, Che, should find an audience despite being 4 1/2 hours long and in Spanish. Del Toro said he is hopeful moviegoers will be drawn to its faithful take on executed Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, the New York Post reported Sunday. I know people will see it eventually because it's done honestly and it will find a way, even if it takes a while on DVD and Blu-ray, Del Toro told the newspaper. Del Toro and director Steven Soderbergh have...

2008-10-12 12:00:14

By Associated Press TORONTO -- Steven Soderbergh's Che Guevara film biography "Che" has found a U.S. distributor that will release it in theaters this December to qualify for the Academy Awards.

2006-07-22 15:21:06

By Cesar Illiano ALTA GRACIA, Argentina (Reuters) - Cuban President Fidel Castro took his Venezuelan protege on a pilgrimage on Saturday to the childhood home of his one-time revolutionary comrade, communist icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

2006-07-05 08:09:08

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - After writing "The Motorcycle Diaries" screenplay, Jose Rivera felt he had more to say about Ernesto "Che" Guevara so he wrote a play he says shows the Latin American revolutionary would have had plenty to say about the war in Iraq.

2006-06-08 07:10:00

The spirit of capitalist enterprise is flourishing in the footsteps of Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary who died in his unsuccessful attempt to bring communism to Bolivia.

2005-08-29 07:14:32

By Damian Wroclavsky HAVANA (Reuters) - With his picture on rock band posters, baseball caps and women's lingerie, Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara is firmly entrenched in the capitalist consumer society that he died fighting to overturn.

2005-08-18 14:29:40

LA PAZ, Bolivia (Reuters) - Bolivian photographer Freddy Alborta, famous for his image of revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara lying dead, has died in La Paz, his family said. Alborta worked as a photojournalist until earlier this year when illness forced him to retire.


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