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Ernesto Guevara was born on June 16, 1928 in Rosario, city located on the Parana river at the western north of Buenos Aires, in a family of the upper middle-class. Of its Argentinian origin Ernesto Guevara keeps the "Che" joined later with its name under which it will be made known whole world. His parents decide to reside in Buenos Aires. Victim of a chronic asthma and delicate health it is registered first of all with the Faculty of Medicine. But very quickly in parallel it is interested more and more in the economic and social problems. It traverses the Latin-American continent : high plateaus of the Andes, Bolivia, Peru in particular, like Panama. In 1954 become doctor one finds it in Guatemala where it attends the attempt reformist of colonel Jacobo Arbenz. But this experiment shows a bloody failure, because of the intervention of the C.I.A. In 1956 Ernesto Guevara is in Mexico City where it attends the exiled political ones. This year there Fidel Castro also arrives him at Mexico released of prison and exiled after the missed attack of the barracks of Moncada to Santiago of Cuba. Consequently, Ernesto Guevara will follow Fidel Castro in his fight for the release of Cuba.