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  Camilo Cienfuegos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (February 6, 1932 - October 28, 1959) was a Cuban revolutionary born in Calabazar de Sagua, Las Villas Cuba.
Camilo Cienfuegos was active in underground activities against the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista and played an important role in the Cuban Revolution.
Supposedly, Camilo Cienfuegos died on October 28, 1959, in a Cessna accident due to bad weather.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Camilo_Cienfuegos   (442 words)

 Camilo Cienfuegos -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (February 6, 1932 - October 28, 1959) was a (A communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba; involved in state-sponsored terrorism) Cuban revolutionary born in (Capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas) Havana.
Camilo Cienfuegos was active in underground activities against the Cuban dictator (additional info and facts about Fulgencio Batista) Fulgencio Batista and played an important role in the (The revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959) Cuban Revolution.
Supposedly, Camilo Cienfuegos died on October 28, 1959, in a (additional info and facts about Cessna) Cessna accident due to bad (The meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation) weather.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/camilo_cienfuegos.htm   (357 words)

 History of Cuba - Who was Camilo Cienfuegos?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo rose from an undisciplined fighter to a brilliant, disciplined captain of the point platoon, the most dangerous position in the war.
Camilo, who was not a communist, became immensely popular among Cubans, but not quite as popular as Fidel Castro.
Over the years, some have charged that Camilo was "probably killed by Castro," but historians seem to agree that Camilo's death is more likely to have been an accident, and not the result of foul play.
www.historyofcuba.com /history/camilo.htm   (413 words)

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Camilo was the companion of a hundred battles, the intimate counselor of Fidel in difficult moments of the war, the stoic fighter who always made of sacrifice an instrument for steeling his own character and forging the morale of his troops.
But Camilo should not be seen as an isolated hero performing marvelous feats only on the impulse of his individual genius, but rather as a true part of the people that formed him, as it always forms its heroes, martyrs, and leaders, by selection in a rigorous struggle.
Camilo practiced loyalty like a religion; he was its votary, both in his personal loyalty to Fidel, who embodied as no one else the will of the people, and in his loyalty to the people themselves.
www.freepeoplesmovement.org /guwar.doc   (21782 words)

 The Militant - 4/22/96 -- Camilo Cienfuegos As An Immigrant In U.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A few days earlier, Camilo had participated in an anti-Trujillo picket line in front of the hotel where the Dominican tyrant was staying, to protest the dictator's visit to the United States.(1) That demonstration by Dominican patriots, which included many other Latin Americans, had big repercussions, and a number of people were injured.
Camilo understood the situation, and seeing they were demanding identification from his friend Santiago Ruiz-who was illegal-he tried to intervene on the man's behalf.
Camilo knew "something big" was being prepared in Mexico, and he was determined to make contact with the comrades of the July 26 Movement.
www.themilitant.com /1996/6016/6016_13.html   (1965 words)

 Camilo_Cienfuegos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (February 6, 1932 - October 28, 1959) was a Cuban revolutionary born in Havana.
Other sources tend to agree with Franqui, though it is clear that Cienfuegos was not a hard-line Soviet Communist.
According to Roberto Cardenas, a Captain in the Cuban Air Force, Cienfuegos was shot down because he refused to countenance the incarceration of Huber Matos, a hero of the revolution who had quietly resigned through a private letter but was imprisoned by Fidel Castro for twenty-two years under the wrongful charge of "treason."
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The Camilo Cienfuegos residential area, located approximately one kilometre from the Havana Bay Tunnel’s eastern exit, is considered to be the first new urban development built after 1959 by the Revolutionary Government, and is, as a result, considered a national heritage site.
Currently, the Camilo Cienfuegos residential area is part of the People’s Council zone of the same name in the municipality of East Havana.
Climatic conditions at Camilo Cienfuegos are greatly influenced by its proximity to the sea.
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 iqexpand.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo Cienfuegos By J.A. Sierra andquot;Camilo Cienfuegos was the real hero of the day.
October 28, 1959 Camilo Cienfuegos was killed in a plane crash.
CAMILO CIENFUEGOS MILITARY SCHOOLS Young people of both sexes who have completed their basic secondary education (nine grades) and who wish to become officers of the Revolutionary Armed Forces...
camilo_cienfuegos.iqexpand.com   (382 words)

 Camilo Cienfuegos Present in every Battle of the Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo, the Sierra Maestra commander, is remembered each year by the people of Cuba who go to the seashore and launch flowers to the waters that took him away on October 28, 1959.
Cabrera also explained how Camilo was the leader of the first platoon of column one of the Rebel Army commanded by Fidel, and later he also held that post in column four commanded by Che Guevara.
In Camilo’s brilliant speech of October 26, 1959, his firm attitude was evident when he said that for every traitor that appears, new revolutionary laws and thousands of soldiers would be ready to defend the recently conquered sovereignty.
www.ain.cubasi.cu /english/oct2804edboletin.htm   (2420 words)

 LATIN AMERICA: First names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo Cienfuegos was one of the most important leaders of the Cuban revolution.He was with the Castro brothers and Guevara in the attackon Moncada and remained with them until his death.
When I was a child it was said that Camilo and el Che were the best friends and, after Guevara's death, they formed a sort of mythologic couple (like Castor and Pollux).
Camilo was the only one of the most important leaders who was not a communist.
wais.stanford.edu /LatinAmerica/latinamer_firstnames4301.html   (433 words)

 Chapter VII
In the Camilo Cienfuegos Popular Council Zone there is only one farmers’ market, located in the north of the neighbourhood in a section very near to the coast.
Camilo Cienfuegos is a residential community with very few workplaces.
When it comes to the development of a local economy, it can be asserted that the Camilo Cienfuegos zone has shown similar performance to the rest of the country, as mentioned in the introduction.
www.idrc.org /en/ev-68996-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html   (5388 words)

 CaseCuba.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born from a low-class family and son of an anarchist, Camilo was forced to leave school and work as a tailor; at the age of 23, during a students' parade, was wounded by the troops of Batista and that episode convinced him that the right path to follow was the one of Fidèl.
During his revolutionary career, from undisciplined soldier he became a valuable Commander, head of nearly 700 men acting mainly around Camaguey and the northern part of las Villas, while Che Guevara was proceeding in the southern zone of the province.
During his life his popularity was comparable to the one of Castro, and still nowadays he's an icon of the Revolution; for his social extraction and for the love he received from the people, Che Guevara described him as the "image of the people".
www.casecuba.com /eng/print/print-pr-cienfuegos.htm   (226 words)

 Cuba Junky - Camilo Cienfuegos
amilo Cienfuegos, the son of Spanish anarchists, was an important figure in the Cuban Revolution.
Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos each commanded a column of the Rebel Army.
On the 13th of March, Cienfuegos attacked the Presidential Palace.
www.xs4all.nl /~verlaan1/cuba/camilo-cienfuegos.html   (282 words)

 Foto's Che Guevara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The radio of the little Piper of Camilo Cienfuegos remains silent.
Camilo is the only one that equals the courage of Che.
Camilo, a man from and for the people.
www.el-comandante.com /picture.htm   (167 words)

 Cuba honors guerrilla hero who died 40 years ago / Reuters - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
He was referring to Argentine-born Ernesto ``Che'' Guevara, a close friend of Cienfuegos who was also a commander of Castro's guerrilla army during the 1956-59 war.
Lazo added that Cienfuegos' example was especially useful ``in these difficult times'' -- a reference to Cuba's decade-old economic recession since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Elsewhere, soldiers tossed floral wreaths into the sea off Havana in honour of Cienfuegos, whose plane went missing on Oct. 28, 1959, when he was flying along the island's northern coast.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y99/oct99/29e6.htm   (343 words)

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Camilo: Another Cuban Hero is Remembered Via NY Transfer News Collective * All the News that Doesn't Fit We received a request for some information on Camillo Cienfuegos, so here is a reprise of the RHC Report on memorial events on October 28, 1997.
Each year millions of Cubans pay tribute to their beloved Comandante Camilo Cienfuegos by tossing flowers into the sea in remembrance of the day 38 years ago that the small plane his was riding in plunged into the sea.
After successfully completing his mission Camilo Cienfuegos headed back to Havana in a small plane that went down into the ocean.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/97-10cari/Camilo:_Another_Cuban_Hero_is_Remembered   (341 words)

 Encyclopedia: Camilo Cienfuegos
Image File history File links Cuban poster showing Camilo Cienfuegos, 1969 This is a copyrighted poster.
Moncada barracks shortly after the attack The Moncada Barracks, near Santiago de Cuba, was the site of an attack by guerillas that sparked the Cuban Revolution.
October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Camilo-Cienfuegos   (873 words)

 Search Results for camilo cienfuegos
Camilo Cienfuegos Shortly before the defeat of Batista by revolutionary rebel forces in 1958, four men could be said to embody the spirit of the revolution to the Cuban population.
Cienfuegos was Chief of Staff of the Rebel Army - he died in an aircrash on 28 October, 1959.
Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (1932-1959) Camilo Cienfuegos Gorriarán (1932-1959).
cubaproject.freeservers.com /lazy_camilo_cienfuegos.html   (3837 words)

 wais:January 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Huber Matos described how Camilo Cienfuegos called Fidel when he was carrying out his orders to arrest Matos.
Apparently, Camilo thought it was all a misunderstanding, and thought he could convince Castro to let the matter drop because his soldiers had found nothing during the search of Matos' house.
Matos recalled how Camilo was speaking to Fidel and suddenly, there was a long silence and Camilo's face went pale.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/ztopics/week010105/cuba_050101_deathcamilocienfuegos.htm   (133 words)

 Free People's Movement - Freedom, Justice, Equality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Camilo and the other Camilos (those who did not arrive and those who will come) are the index of the forces of the people.
They are the highest expression which a nation produces in a time of war for the defense of its purest ideals, fought with faith in the achievement of its noblest ends.
In his continual and immortal renewal, Camilo is the monument of the people.
www.freepeoplesmovement.org /guwar.html   (804 words)

Together with his brother Raùl, Che Guevara, Camilo Cienfuegos and many others, left the coasts of Mexico in December 1956 aboard the yacht Granma, to lead the final offensive that resulted, in 1959, into Batista's exile and in the conquer of power by the Barbudos, nickname given by the people to the revolutionaries.
The movement led by Castro had a strong equalitarian connotation and was supported by the church at the beginning; when Castro nationalized all the industries in Cuba in the 60s, the Marxist face of the Revolution showed-up, and was the beginning of exile for many Cubans.
His troops acted, together with the ones of Camilo Cienfuegos, in the zone of Santa Clara and Camaguey, cutting the island in two, breaking the front of Batista's governmental troops.
www.casecuba.com /eng/print/print-pr-main.htm   (2587 words)

 Rumba y Folklor, University of Matanzas
The University Camilo Cienfuegos of Matanzas, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts in Boston has the pleasure of inviting you to enroll in its dance, song and percussion course on "Rumba y Folklor" in the winter of 2001.
The course is being coordinated by Reynaldo Gonzalez, former principal dancer with Grupo Afro-Cuba, and Glenn Jacobs, Ph D., sociologist, Univiversity of Massachusetts.
The University of Camilo Cienfuegos in Matanzas, Cuba, is located about one and half mile down the highway from Matanzas to Varadero - one of the most beautiful beach resorts in the world.
www.afrocubaweb.com /rumbayfolklor.htm   (349 words)

 Museo Camilo Cienfuegos | Havana | Visiting the City | Museums & Galleries | Local History & Culture | WCities ...
Camilo Cienfuegos was a famous revolutionary who fought alongside Fidel Castro and Ernesto “Ché Guevara.
This museum is in the actual house where he was born, and displays some of his personal possessions.
Around a year before the Cuban revolution, the plane that Cienfuegos was flying in over the ocean, mysteriously disappeared; and on the date of this event, 28th October, it is customary for the island’s children to cast flowers into the sea.
www.wcities.com /en/record/168,96270/154/record.html   (145 words)

 The Militant - 12/23/96 -- Cubans Celebrate 40 Years Of Rebel Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Among the survivors were Fidel and Raul Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara, Camilo Cienfuegos, and Juan Almeida.
One person told me that Cienfuegos, an immensely popular leader of the Cuban revolutionary war, was especially thought of on this day.
He was killed in October 1959 when his plane was lost at sea while helping to organize the fight against the counterrevolution.
www.themilitant.com /1996/6046/6046_10.html   (882 words)

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The "Hero of Yaguajay" -- as he was known -- fought in the eastern Sierra Maestra Mountains alongside Fidel Castro and, in a short time, gained the respect and admiration of the Cuban people.
Many schools, institutions and places on the island are named after Camilo Cienfuegos, who disappeared when his plane crashed into the sea on October 28th, 1959.
Cuba's ambassador to Germany, Oscar Martinez Cordoves, received the award in the name of the Cuban president, as well as a financial donation which was collected by the members of the organization.
www.radiohc.org /Distributions/Radio_Havana_English/.1998/98_oct/rhc-eng-10.28.98   (722 words)

 In 1959, Castro asked father-son photographers to record the people of his new Cuba / Los Angeles Times - Cuba News / ...
Salas, his father and a select group of photographers captured the turmoil and victory of young Castro and his crew of barbudos (bearded ones) including the revolution's commanders Camilo Cienfuegos and Ernesto "Che" Guevara.
Cienfuegos, Guevara and, most poignantly for the photographer, Salas' father have all died.
By 1959, Cienfuegos was posing for Osvaldo Salas in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, forcefully peering at the camera in military fatigues and boots, long hair and beard, as one of the revolution's most important commanders.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y99/jan99/28e8.htm   (1067 words)

 History of Cuba: 1959 thru 1979   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos lead the rebels into Havana.
He is arrested by Camilo Cienfuegos for treason.
Camilo Cienfuego's plane mysteriously disappears during a night flight.
www.historyofcuba.com /history/time/timetbl4.htm   (5069 words)

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