"The Fire of 1880 couldn't stop us, nor could a series of Earthquakes, prohibition in the 1920s, nor the Cuban Revolution in 1950s, in the 60's exile. The Bacardi family didn't just surived, we thrived. Because True passion can't be tamed."
|periodico "REVOLUCION" octubre 14, 1960|
|Compañia Ron Bacardi NACIONALIZADA|
In 1960, the revolutionary regime in Cuba illegally confiscated all the Bacardi’s family assets without compensation and forced them out of the country. The Bacardis lost their business and their home, but as history has proven, not their spirit, they simply started over somewhere else.