Communism in Cuba, its international impact, the democratic resistance and U.S. Cuba policy. Communism took power in Cuba through deceit and intrigue in 1959. While Fidel Castro denied he was a communist, promising to restore democracy in the island, he began consolidating totalitarian rule and exporting revolution in Latin America and Africa.What was Cuba's type of government before communism?
Cuba has had a democratic centralist political system embodied in the "one state - one party" principle since 1959. Constitutionally, Cuba is a socialist country ruled by the dictates of Marxism. The Communist Party of Cuba is the leading force both at the society level and in the state.What were causes of the Cuban Revolution?
Causes of the Cuban Revolution, which lasted from 1953 through 1959, included president Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship, brutal suppression and poverty. These factors led to a revolution led by Fidel Castro to overthrow Batista and his government.