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Times have changed, and the incumbent President Evo Morales is a fervent admirer of the revolutionary leader. Che's four children will attend the memorial ceremony in the South American country, where the guerrilla leader was executed by a CIA-trained unit of the Bolivian army on Oct. 9, 1967 .Fidel Castro called him an "artist of revolutionary warfare" in a speech to an estimated 1 million people during a three-day period of national mourning.After leading a group of Cuban revolutionaries fighting with Marxist guerrillas in the Congo, Guevara traveled to Bolivia in late 1966 .Struggling with asthma, he led a small clutch of rebels in Bolivia for 11 months trying to spread revolution but was tracked, cornered and wounded in the mountains in a gunbattle that wiped out most of his remaining rebels. The Bolivian army and two Cuban-American Central Intelligence Agency agents captured him. Across the world, the images revived the myth for a new generation.
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