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Fidel Castro Ran Cocaine Trafficking Operations 'Like a Real Godfather,' Cuban Dictator's Former Bodyguard Claims in Autobiography

In a new tell-all autobiography to be released in English in May, the ex-bodyguard of Fidel Castro reveals that the former Cuban dictator lived a "double life" that had him running cocaine and marijuana drug trafficking operations "like a real Godfather."

Juan Reinaldo Sanchez, who worked as Castro's bodyguard for 17 years before being imprisoned in 1994 after planning to retire due to concern about Castro's corrupt actions, asserted in his bookThe Double Life of Fidel Castro: My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Lider Maximo, that although he once worshipped Castro "like a god," he was appalled to learn the secrets of Castro's rule that the dictator did not want the public to know.

After working for Castro for nearly two decades and finding out that not only was he a drug kingpin but also executed his own high-ranking government officials just like a mob boss would, Sanchez...

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