Post-Revolutionary Cuba

Events

Revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro and Che Guevera overthrow Batista's Government and take power in Cuba

1959

Development of Anti-American Sentiment, Establishment of Relations with the Soviet Block, Nationalization of the economy

January 2, 1959 - 1965

US attempt to Isolate Cuba from Surrounding Regions

1960 - 1994

Bay of Pigs

1961

Cuban Missle Crisis

1962

Deepening of Soviet Ties

1965 - 1991

Fidel Castro Established the Communist Party in Cuba

1965

Cuba began AIDS testing

1986

Collapse of the Soviet Union

1989 - 1991

Frikis Injected themselves with HIV

1989 - 1991

Special Period

1990 - 1994