CUBA: CUBA Developments


Day before California shook last week a serious temblor struck Santiago de Cuba and Oriente Province. Inhabitants ran for the parks. Though it was reported as the most serious quake since February 1932, when a large part of the city was destroyed, no one was killed, damage was not extreme. In the U. S. only seismologists were much interested.

After a four-day moratorium, the doors of Cuban banks opened slightly. Only currency deposits were accepted; withdrawals were limited until March 26 to 10% of commercial and savings accounts. Except for cinemas, business...

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