CUBA: Baiter Baffled

Out of the dying clangor of Cuba's smashed revolution last week arose a cheerful springtime chirping from U. S. Ambassador Jefferson Caffery. "Not only has the sugar industry picked up," said this fashionable career diplomat, "but the seasonal fruit and vegetable industry has shown remarkable improvement." Imports from the U. S. for the last quarter of 1934 were up 127%; customs collections for approximately the same period, up 50%; Havana bank clearings, up $60,000,000. All this, however, was just such "imperialistic optimism" as Cuban radicals expect from a U. S. Ambassador to Cuba....

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