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By Christine Hatzky

Angola, a former Portuguese colony in southern significant Africa, won independence in 1975 and shortly plunged into greater than 20 years of clash and situation. Fidel Castro despatched Cuban army troops to Angola in help of the Movimento renowned de Libertação de Angola (MPLA), resulting in its ascension to energy regardless of dealing with threats either overseas and family. what's much less recognized, and what Cubans in Angola brings to gentle, is the numerous function Cubans performed within the transformation of civil society in Angola in the course of those years. delivering not only army help but in addition political, clinical, administrative, and technical services in addition to academic guidance, the Cuban presence in Angola is a special instance of transatlantic cooperation among previously colonized international locations within the international South.

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