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Castro & Scott - Windhuk, Namibia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard
S 22° 34.080 E 017° 05.135
33K E 714441 N 7502802
Quick Description: Cuban Communist meets Anti-Apartheid Activist in the capital of Namibia
Location: Namibia
Date Posted: 8/9/2015 12:56:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMPCET
Views: 6

Long Description:
Intersection Fidel-Castro-Street / Rev Michael-Scott-Street in the center of Windhuk.

Reverend Michael Scott (30 July 1907 – 1983) was a British anti-Apartheid activist and leading international promoter of Namibian independence along with Chief Hosea Kutako and Captain Hendrik Samuel Witbooi. For his efforts regarding the Namibian War of Independence, he has a prominent street named after him in Windhoek.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of the Republic of Cuba from 1959 to 1976 and then President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist-Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Under his administration Cuba became a one-party socialist state; industry and business were nationalized, and state socialist reforms were implemented throughout society. Internationally, Castro was the Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1979 to 1983 and from 2006 to 2008.

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Type of intersection name: Famous Name

City: Windhuk

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