Fidel Castro is dead. Yes, the communist sultan finally expired yesterday evening, November 25, 2016. The news was ushered with an excellent editorial by the Miami Herald that argues Fidel Castro (photo, left) had become irrelevant. The editorial is a concise recapitulation of his life and influence for seven decades.
This article was originally published in the Macon Telegraph on December 7, 1991 and is republished here for readers of HaciendaPublishing.com.
Editor: This is in response to the letter by the Rev. Roy Bourgeois regarding the slaying of six Jesuit priests and two female employees of the rectory of the Catholic University in Central America on Nov. 16, 1989. This heinous act is not excusable, and it should never have happened.
This article was originally published in the Macon Telegraph and News on February 21, 1989 and is republished here for readers of HaciendaPublishing.com.