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Che Guevara Statue, Bolivia

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Infamous
revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara fought for the rights of the poor, inciting
passions along the way. While some condemn his violent methods or philosophy,
to the farmworkers in the town of La Higuera, he remains “Saint Ernesto.”
There, on the spot where the leader of a guerilla Marxist movement was captured
and executed, residents dedicated a bust in his honor in 1997.

World's Most Controversial Monuments

Che Guevara Statue, Bolivia

Infamous
revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara fought for the rights of the poor, inciting
passions along the way. While some condemn his violent methods or philosophy,
to the farmworkers in the town of La Higuera, he remains “Saint Ernesto.”
There, on the spot where the leader of a guerilla Marxist movement was captured
and executed, residents dedicated a bust in his honor in 1997.

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