CUBA: Batistism

In Havana last week there was such tension, such scurrying of Government leaders to U. S. Ambassador Jefferson Caffery, the arbiter of every Cuban crisis, as there has not been since the collapse of Provisional President Dr. Ramon Grau San Martin's Government (TIME, Jan. 22, 19-34). This pother seemed to be preparation for a showdown between Cuba's military and Cuba's politicians. Real Strong Man of the Army is ruthless Lieut. Colonel Inspector José Pedraza Calvera, but the military's mouthpiece is Colonel Fulgencio Batista who likes to play at being a dictator and...

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