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Hunting Down Che Guevara

Ernesto “Che” Guevera has morphed from historical figure to historic icon since he was hunted down and killed by U.S.-trained Bolivian forces in 1967. How much...

The Tormentor of Europe

A framed photograph of Che Guevara exhaling a cloud of cigar smoke hangs on a wall in the modest office of Alexis Tsipras in central Athens. It's an easy symbol...

Scrates

"Football is freedom," Bob Marley said, and no player epitomized that idea more than Scrates, both on and off the soccer field. The midfield maestro of the last...

Why Bin Laden's Death No Longer Really Matter

Before leaving for a vacation in South Africa in December of 2001, my editor asked me to prepare an obituary for Osama bin Laden for TIME.com on the assumption...

Power Struggle

During those giddy, unexpected days when the cold war unraveled — when hippies in Prague sang passionate ballads not about Che Guevara but General George Patton...

Back On Track

Ever had the urge to make like a young Che Guevara and hop on a motorcycle to see what the world is made of? London marketing exec Simon Smith got that itch in...

Latin American Flashbacks

It's all very retro. Unlike, say, the anti-World Trade Organization protests in Seattle in 1999, the protests against the 34-nation Summit of the Americas taking...

On the Road to Greatness

As icons of the 1960s go, few are more ubiquitous and less understood than Che Guevara. His name has become a catch-all phrase for rebellion, and his image is on...

Scoot Over, Starbucks

A Colombian uprising is scheduled to kick off this week in Washington amid a clattering of coffee cups and trays of Latin-fusion hors d'oeuvres. Diplomats and...

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