The thirteen days marking the most dangerous period of the Cuban missile crisis begin. President Kennedy and principal foreign policy and national defense officials are briefed on the U-2 findings. The cabinet decides what to do about the Soviet Union's decision to bring missiles so close to the United States. It narrows down the decision to two options: an air strike and invasion or a naval quarantine.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara criticizes U.S. policy and intervention in Latin America in a speech at the United Nations in 1964. An American representative, and representatives from other Latin American countries, respond to his criticism.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, speaking on behalf of the government of Cuba, lists five demands in reference to the United States which he believes are necessary to secure peace in the Caribbean. Among these demands are to stop the embargo against Cuba and refrain from conducting surbversive pirate attacks.