CUBA: Editor Pacheco

Abelardo Pacheco, editor of Voz del Pueblo, small but vociferous Nationalist (antiGovernment) Havana weekly, has lately been shocking conservative Cubans by boldly printing what others dare only think about Cuba's horn-spectacled President General Gerardo Machado y Morales, El Gallo (The Rooster): that he is completely subservient to U. S. big business interests, that all serious political opponents are exiled from Cuba, that political prisoners are thrown to the sharks of Havana harbor from a chute in the Cabana fortress (next to Morro Castle), that though private crime has been spectacularly reduced, political...

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