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Ba·tis·ta

(bah-tēs'tă),
Randas, 20th-century Brazilian cardiac surgeon. See: Batista procedure.
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The revolution featuring Castro in the lead role as overthrower of Cuban ruler Fulgencio Batista, as a fulcrum in the Cuban Missile Crisis, as an ally of the Soviet Union comes alive anew in the Fuentes version, but with oh so subtle variations from the official history.
Seizing power from the tottering dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista in 1959, Castro, sworn in as the prime minister of Cuba, initially was seen as a Robin Hood figure who sought to eradicate Cuba's extremes of wealth and poverty.
Using the framework of an interview with journalist Lisa Howard (Julia Ormond), AoThe ArgentineAo kicks back to the 1950s, where a young Guevara was being fed stories of revolution, which filled his head with ideas and plans that could change the world, standing alongside friend Fidel Castro (Demian Bichir) as the time came to overthrow the Cuban dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista.
Diederich, a correspondent for Time magazine, draws from his weekly newspaper the Haiti Sun to provide an account of the impact of Fidel Castro's victory over dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zalvidar in Cuba in 1959 on the rest of the Caribbean.
As his speech begins, we flashback eight years to see how he helped bring down the dictatorship of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Tossed out on a lounge chair in her humble old home, Arranz remembers 50 years ago like it was yesterday, when the swirl of history's page turning saw US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista driven from power.
As they struggle to overthrow dictator Fulgencio Batista, Che becomes more and more important to Castro.
Cuba's dictator Fulgencio Batista formed a government of "socialist and radical liberal inspiration.
Cantero was born in 1960 in Spain, where his parents fled after his grandfather, Fulgencio Batista, the Cuban leader, was overthrown by Fidel Castro's communist revolution.
The US was the first country to recognise Castro after his guerrilla movement drove out then-President Fulgencio Batista in 1959.
She was a Massachusetts Institute of Technology-trained chemical engineer before taking up arms with Fidel Castro against the dictator Fulgencio Batista, during which time she met and married Raul.
During the 1950s, as the insurrection against the authoritarian dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista increased, many Cuban revolutionaries, with the noticeable exception of Castro, preferred to commit suicide rather than be captured by government forces.