Che perfume manufacture banned as a counter-revolutionary action

September 28, 2014

Che Guevara (Korda)Che Guarera remains an iconic figure in Cuba. The government has banned disrespectful perfumes named Ernesto Che Guevara and Hugo Chavez.

According to media reports, The Cuban government is to take disciplinary action against a state pharmaceutical company that created the perfumes.

The colognes – Ernesto and Hugo – were unveiled in Havana on Thursday [25th September, 2014] by Labiofam, a state laboratory.

Labiofam said that Ernesto, the cologne named after the Argentine-born revolutionary who helped Fidel Castro take over in Cuba in 1959, would be a woodsy and refreshing citric scent with notes of talcum powder.

In a statement in the official Granma newspaper, the government described the project as “a serious error…The symbols of the Revolution are and will always be sacred,” it read.

The ultimate charismatic

Some years ago, Che was described as the ultimate charismatic in a LWD post. Recently, visits to the post increased.

It seems the perfume is already exerting its disrespectful magic