cuban revolution

  1. WI: Social Democratic Castro that's USSR aligned

    I've been thinking about this lately and I'm not sure about the plausibility but let's say Castro identifies as a social democrat and rules with social democratic policies but due to staunch due to his staunch anti us imperialism beliefs aligns with the soviets and like OTL meddles in other...
  2. A Drop in the Bucket: Brazil and Latin America in the Cold War
    Threadmarks: Part 1: A Divided City

    ------------------ Part 1: A Divided City Throughout practicaly all of Porto Alegre's republican history, most of its inhabitants had very little say in how the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul was run. During the Old Republic, its mayors, like pretty much all other politicians of the...
  3. Defeatisnotanoption

    A Dreadful Little War

    Empire. The word brings images of both grandeur, and horror to the mind of modern reads. For thousands of years, Empires rose throughout the world, from Rome's aqueducts to China's Great Wall, in the ancient world they stood above their neighbors in almost all fronts. By the time of the 18th...
  4. Mr. Havana

    President Eisenhower Intervenes in Cuba

    So, this has been thrown around in my head and discussed at the family dinner table over ropa vieja and yuca a few times, but amidst simmering Cold War tensions, what if President Eisenhower aided President Batista in the Cuban Revolution from the moment Castro declared revolution instead of...
  5. WI Che Guevara died in 1958

    What if, during the latter months of the Cuban Revolution, Ernesto Che Guevara had taken a fatal bullet wound, and did not live to see the Batista regime fall (as it did otl)? How does this affect the shape of Cuban politics and foreign relations over the crucial next few years? Does this...
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