Monday, 4 April 2011

The Bay of Pigs - The First Defeat of U.S. Imperialism

Fifty years ago US-backed mercenaries invaded the Bay of Pigs (Playa Giron) but were swiftly defeated by Cuban forces in what is widely recognised as "the first defeat of U.S imperialism in America". To commemorate the victory I have written a feature on the invasion for the Morning Star which can be read here.

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