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(Spanish Edition) – Kindle edition by Alberto Granado. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Con el Che por sudamérica. Alberto Granado Jiménez (August 8, – March 5, ) was an Argentine– Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist. He was also the youthful friend and traveling companion of Che Guevara . Walter Salles’ The Motorcycle Diaries, based upon Granado’s Con el Che por Sudamerica and Guevara’s own account. Travelling companion of Che Guevara during their trip around Latin Con el Che por Sudamerica, was published in and translated into.

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Views Read Edit View history. We hauled merchandise, carried sacks, worked as sailors, cops and doctors. He was briefly imprisoned for anti-Peronist activities in Guter rated it really liked it Feb 01, The two men did not meet again for eight years, by which time Guevara was a hero of Com Castro ‘s Cuban Revolution and head of Cuba’s central bank.

Inhe joined the campaign for solidarity with Cuba and promotion of Guevara’s ideas at home and abroad.

Con el Che por Sudamérica

After arriving eventually in Venezuela in the summer ofGuevara headed off to Miami while Granado decided to stay behind. He also attended the Congress on Polymorphism in Leningrad and became centrally involved in the development of Holstein Tropical cattle breeds. Granado died of natural causes on March 5,at the age of In her film “My Best Friend”producer Clare Lewins asks Granado what he believes to be the reason for Che Guevara ‘s continuing attraction, his response was:.


Che’s persona gets bigger and greater, and he becomes a man to imitate. When Granado abandoned his job at the leprosarium, Guevara willingly agreed to give up ggranado medical studies to engage in a foreign adventure.

Sudameruca travelled to Buenos Aires in to revive old contacts in the Argentinian Communist party, seeking to recruit men with technical skills who might come to Cuba for military training. Ivan Miller marked it as to-read Sep 11, Jimena marked it as to-read Oct 27, The Making of a Revolutionary.

Alberto Granado August 8, — March 5, was an Argentine—Cuban biochemist, doctor, writer, and scientist. Granado made a cameo appearance as himself in the epilogue of the film.

Maro rated it really liked it Feb 05, After albert victory of the Cuban revolutionaries inGranado was invited to Havana by Guevara, and he moved there with his family and took a job in the medicine faculty at the university of Havana. Guevara, however, continued on to Miami before returning home to Buenos Aires to complete his medical degree.

Con el Che por Sudamérica by Alberto Granado

Oswaldo Manoel marked it as to-read Mar 11, Moi marked it as to-read Jan 30, He was taken on as an adviser by Salles, who had granzdo on the filming of The Motorcycle Diaries, a story based on both Granado and Guevara’s accounts of their Latin American trip.


Throughout their continental excursion, they witnessed first hand the poverty of disenfranchised native peoples and their frequent lack of access to otherwise cheap and basic medical care.

Return to Book Page. Before we left Argentina, we didn’t know about Latin America, about the enormous gulf between rich and poor and the terrible exploitation of the people.

Alberto Granado obituary

In his best-selling biography entitled Che Guevara: No trivia or quizzes yet. Coming from a leftwing, working-class family, Granado was already a Marxist.

Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia. Short of stature, and with a broad smile, Granado remained a benign observer of Cuban developments and, in later years, became a permanent source of anecdotes about Guevara.

The two men remained friends, often discussing such urgent topics as the development of Britain’s national health service during Clement Attlee’s government, but their particular passion was for trips abroad.

Alberto Granados was featured on the documentary film Che: Juan Carlos marked it as to-read Sep 18,