June 14, 2008 7:03 PM

Che Guevara, 4 decades later, gets a hometown statue

While Ernesto "Che" Guevara remains the most famous export of this sleepy city, his legacy here has long been a low-key one. That changed Saturday when civic leaders inaugurated the first official monument honoring the revolutionary leader in Argentina, ending decades of government silence about the controversial figure.

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