January 4, 2017 22:16 IST

Cuba puts on show of strength

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A replica of the Granma yacht passes by during a march to mark the Armed Forces Day and commemorate the landing of the Granma, which brought the Castro brothers, Ernesto "Che" Guevara and others from Mexico to Cuba to start the revolution in 1959, in Havana, Cuba. Credit: Reuters
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People march with a banner that reads "We are all Fidel". Cuba paraded troops and hundreds of thousands of citizens through its emblematic Revolution Square on Monday in a traditional show of nationalist fighting spirit in the face of steep economic and diplomatic challenges. Credit: Reuters
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Soldiers march to mark the Armed Forces Day and commemorate the landing of the yacht Granma. Credit: Reuters
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A replica of the Granma yacht passes by during the march. Credit: Reuters
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Soldiers march to mark the Armed Forces Day and commemorate the landing of the yacht Granma. Credit: Reuters