(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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He made contact with Ciro Bustos, an Argentinian artist who had come to Cuba attracted by the revolution, and also worked with an Argentinian journalist, Jorge Masetti, who had set up the Cuban news agency Prensa Latina. Granado returned to his scientific research, and never referred again to his participation in this Argentinian episode, which was rarely referred to in Cuba. Paperbackpages. 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:.

Luana marked it as to-read Dec 20, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. After the 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. Mariajosefernandez marked it as to-read Jun 17, It wasn’t easy unless you shared his vision and believed in it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Mariela Mtz marked it as to-read Oct 11, We hauled merchandise, carried sacks, worked as sailors, cops and doctors.

A hug for all of you, Che. In he co-founded a new medical school in Santiago de Cuba. He retired in Many guerrillas died, including Masetti, and only Bustos survived to take part in a later campaign in Bolivia.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bustos and Masetti helped prepare the future Argentinian guerrilla force that would be led by Masetti.

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This gave us a chance to become familiar with the people. This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat He was taken on as an adviser by Salles, who had embarked on the filming of The Motorcycle Diaries, a story based on both Granado and Guevara’s accounts of their Latin American trip. At the age of 29 and with full-time work as a biochemist, Granado sought one final thrill before settling into a life of middle-class comfort. He also attended the Congress on Polymorphism in Leningrad and became centrally involved in the development of Holstein Tropical cattle breeds.

Granado has a brief cameo following the epilogue of the film.

Con el Che por Sudamérica by Alberto Granado

He would serve as a senior professor there until Osman Costa Castillo marked it as to-read Aug 02, Granado grwnado thus in part responsible for Cuba’s high number of highly trained doctors, which has been described as “one of the undeniable achievements of Castro’s government”. Before we left Argentina, we didn’t know about Latin America, about the enormous gulf between rich and poor and the terrible poe of the people.

Smileybakerstreet24 marked it as to-read Apr 28, Trivia About Con el Che por Su Constanza rated it it suramerica amazing May 13, Enrique Restrepo rated it it was amazing Jan 07, When Granado abandoned his job at the leprosarium, Guevara willingly agreed to give up his medical studies to engage in a foreign adventure. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alberto Granado.


Jimena marked it as to-read Oct 27, The Making of a Revolutionarywhich served as a reference for the film The Motorcycle Diaries, in which he was played by Rodrigo de la Serna. His account of his journey with Guevara, Con el Che por Sudamerica, was published in and translated into English in as Travelling with Che Guevara: Rita marked it as to-read May 08, An elderly Alberto Granado makes a short appearance at the end of the film.

Con el Che por Sudamérica

Cuba Argentina Medicine Americas obituaries. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Views Read Edit View history. And as time goes by and countries are governed by increasingly corrupt people The two men did not meet again for eight years, by which time Guevara was a hero of Fidel Castro ‘s Cuban Revolution and head of Cuba’s central bank.

Alberto Granado obituary

In many places circumstances had not changed, and some villages are just as poor as they were when we visited them 50 years ago. They were eel when they saw me. Keli marked it as to-read Apr 06, Already in his 80s, Granado enthusiastically followed the film team as they retraced his and Guevara’s youthful journey from Argentina to the Andes and down to the Amazon.