Che Guevara Ernesto “Che” Guevara Havannassa at the La Coubre Memorial Service in 1960. Che traveled around Latin America as a young medical student and came to the conclusion that the only solution for the poverty that he saw was world revolution. He was instrumental in Castro’s takeover of Cuba and was later assassinated by Bolivian forces who were assisted by the CIA. Date: 1960.
Few people know that Che Guevara was actually an avid photographer. In fact, he has said that before becoming a comandante he was a photographer. A collection of his images was put together in 1990 by the Centro de Estudios de Che Guevara in Cuba. Since then, it has been presented as a traveling exhibition of over 200 photos in a dozen Latin American European cities