The design says "Patria o muerte," a hoary exhortation with which Castro ended his speeches. It means “Fatherland or death.” Cheery. The grim fellow is a famous & beloved 19th century freedom fighter, Tony Maceo, the “Bronze Titan.” Here he looks like a contemporary, no? An attempt, perhaps, to link Cuba’s early revolutionaries to the Castro regime. If one is allowed such a cynical conjecture.