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Gallery to proceed with Guevara auction

DALLAS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- An auction gallery in Texas plans to go ahead with the sale of mementos of revolutionary icon Ernesto "Che" Guevara, including a lock of his hair.

Fidel Castro chats live with Hugo Chavez

HAVANA, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Fidel Castro was heard on live television during the weekend for the first time since falling ill last year and turning over Cuba's government to his brother.

Cubans remember guerrilla fighter Guevara

SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Thousands of Cubans Tuesday commemorated the 40th anniversary of the death of Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara at his tomb.

Guevara remembered 40 years after death

LA HIGUERA, Bolivia, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Thousands of people gathered in Bolivia this week to mark the 40th anniversary of the execution of Marxist guerrilla Che Guevara.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 8, 2007.
By United Press International

Thousands visit site of Che Guevara

LA PAZ, Bolivia, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Thousands of admirers of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara arrived at the scene of his death in the Bolivian jungle.

Analysis: Al-Qaida's video production unit

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A central plank of the al-Qaida resurgence noted by U.S. analysts is its sophisticated messaging and propaganda strategy, spearheaded by a state-of-the-art in-house multimedia production facility producing high-quality videos every three days or so.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Benicio's new Che look drawing attention

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Benicio del Toro said the scruffy look and dark beard he adopted to play Che Guevara in "The Argentine" attracted the wrong kind of attention.

Bernal to star in Moodysson's new film

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal has signed on to star in Swedish director Lukas Moodysson's first English-language feature, The Local reported Thursday.

Che Guevara's hair up for auction

DALLAS, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The man who led the mission to capture Ernesto Che Guevara is auctioning numerous items, including a lock of the iconic figure's hair, in Dallas.

Analysis: Oil flows in Basra power vacuum

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Political parties, and their militias, are fighting for power over the Basra government, the oil sector it controls, and the oil and fuels smuggling that bring in extra funds.
BEN LANDO, UPI Energy Editor

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, June 14, 2007.

Miami man claims to know Che whereabouts

MIAMI, March 23 (UPI) -- A Miami man says he knows the resting place of Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara and possesses a lock of his hair, The Miami Herald reported Friday. Gustavo Villoldo said he was hired 40 years ago through the CIA to hunt down and kill Guevara in Boli

Target pulls Che Guevara CD cases

MIAMI, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. retail giant Target, under pressure from Cuban-American groups and others, has removed a CD case with a picture of Che Guevara from its shelves.

Soderbergh to make Che Guevara film

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. director Steven Soderbergh is preparing to make his long-awaited biopic of Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006.
By United Press International

Castro, Chavez visit Guevara home

ALTA GARCIA, Argentina, July 24 (UPI) -- Cuban President Fidel Castro and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez visited the former home of revolutionary Che Guevara, La Nacion reported Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2006 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2005 with 84 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, June 14, the 165th day of 2005 with 200 to follow.
By United Press International

Argentina to celebrate life of Che

BUENOS AIRES, May 26 (UPI) -- Argentina's Tourism Ministry has announced it will sponsor a 10-day commemoration of the life of Che Guevara.

Maradona says he's 'in love' with Chavez

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 1 (UPI) -- Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is reportedly "in love" with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the Buenos Aires Herald reports.

'Motorcyle Diaries' gets two Oscar nods

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- "The Motorcycle Diaries" -- based on the life and times of a young Che Guevara -- was nominated Tuesday for two Academy Awards.

Che Guevara backlash grows

MIAMI, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A backlash to the Che Guevara fad in the United States is growing, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Monday.

Cuba's Castro falls flat on his face

HAVANNA, Cuba, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Cuban President Fidel Castro took an embarrassing header during a ceremony commemorating his fallen comrade Che Guevara.
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