Ernesto “Che” Guevara was a physician, author, a diplomat a military theorist and most of all, a major figure of the Cuban revolution. As a young boy, he was interested in sports. By the age of 12, he was participating in local chess tournaments. He enjoys swimming, soccer, golf and rugby. During his teens, he shifted his interest in poetry and novels. As he grows old, his interest in philosophy, political science and history has increased which led him into trouble when the CIA took noticed of it.
During his short-lived expedition in South America, Che Guevara was exposed to geographical poverty. He then led the Cuban Revolution which refers to implementation of social and economic programs by the new government. By 1964, Che Guevara has already gained the title as a “Revolutionary Statesman of World Stature”.
His revolt against capitalism, monopolism, reocolonialism and imperialism gave him nationwide support, most of which is from the working class.
However, thing went out of hand when peasants started to “turn over” their coats and became informers. Che Guevara had a confrontational approach rather than compromise that led him to inability to develop relationships with Bolivian local leaders. On October 7, 1967, Che Guevara was apprehended and two days later, executed by firing squad. After his execution, In an ironic turn of event, His monochrome graphic face has been one of the world’s popular designs. You can almost see it anywhere. T-shirts, bags, hats, posters, even tattoos – contributing to consumer culture which Che Guevara initially despised.