failed attack by Cuban revolutionaries on the Moncada Barracks, an army facility in the city of Santiago de Cuba reorganized in Mexico in 1955 by a group of 82 exiled revolutionaries (including Fidel Castro, Raúl Castro, Camilo Cienfuegos, Huber Matos and Juan Almeida Bosque. Fidel Castro took over Cuba on Jan. 1, 1959. The Communist Party, now headed by Castro's brother Raúl, continues to govern Cuba today. Check out my chapter on Cuba and its Jewish community, in “The Scattered Tribe, Traveling the Diaspora from Cuba to India to Tahiti & Beyond,” (Globe Pequot Press). Wherever books are sold, http://amzn.to/J3Z47TEbook formats. Follow me on twitter @bengfrank .