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Study Trip to Cuba Update

Che Memorial

Che Memorial

The Sewanee Study Trip to Cuba in Santa Clara at the "Che" memorial and mausoleum, January, 2014.  Santa Clara is the location where Che and his men were able to derail a troop train and capture the city in December of 1958, a series of events that led to the flight of Fulgencio Batista some 12 days later and the final victory of the Cuban Revolution.

Students in the Study Trip to Cuba at the home of Iván Alonso and family

Students in the Study Trip to Cuba at the home of Iván Alonso and family.  Iván is a retired baseball announcer who has befriended all three Sewanee groups. For this group he hosted a pot-luck dinner for our students where they were able to visit and converse with Cubans from all walks of life.