Fidel Castro leads a force of 9,000 into the Cuban capital of Havana and overthrows the Batista dictatorship which was being supported by the US at a cost of $16 million in military aid per year.
[BBC, n.d.; Perez, 1995]
The World Health Organization (WHO) presents Fidel Castro with its “Health for All” award in recognition of Cuba reaching all the
WHO health goals set for developing countries to achieve by 2000.
[Z Magazine, 6/2003]