Sweet Cuba

Cuba, shaped like a Dill pickle, sweetens the world with its sugar. But Cuba's politics do not sweeten its foreign relations. Aside from the small matter of the Cuban lottery, which occasioned the temporary return of our Ambassador, General Crowder, to consult with the State Department (TIME, Aug. 13, Aug. 27) there is the Tarafa Railroad Bill.

The Tarafa Bill was passed in the Cuban House of Representatives and awaits action in the Cuban Senate. It would consolidate all Cuban railways aside from those that are the property of...

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