France Celebrates Che Guevara's Birthday
Ernesto Che Guevara, turns 80 today, June 14. Paris honors Che Guevara today with a parade.
Celebrity cats known as the Pooses for Peace and their Bite & Run Brigade will be leading the parade on motorcycles in honor of the movie The Motorcycle Diaries. All will be wearing Che Guevara t-shirts and hats. Also riding with the rebel cats will be Antonio Banderas, who played Che in Evita, as well as Benicio del Toro who is in the film "Che," recent winner of an award at the Cannes film festival. Unconfirmed sources report that George Clooney and Daniel Craig will be riding with the cats on bikes too.
The parade will start at noon on Saturday at the Eiffel Tower and end at Arc de Triompe at the Champs-Elysees.
A special party at the Louvre will be held at 9:00 pm. Mojitos and cigars for all!
"If you tremble indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine."
- Ernesto Che Guevara