CUBA: Rooster, Bomb, Sugar

"I am not going to resign, Senores," said big, flabby-jowled President Gerardo Machado y Morales firmly to Havana newshawks last week. "In fact you can quote me as saying that I expect to remain President of Cuba until May 20, 1935 at 11:59 a.m."

Fearfully Cubans wondered if these words ended the recent truce between Boss Machado ("The Rooster") and that equally cocky Cuban, Dr. Carlos de la Torriente, Leader of the Opposition. Since early December dickering had gone on, the Opposition demanding that the President resign; and since early December there had...

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