CUBA: Senator from Daytona

Batista was coming back. The tough ex-sergeant who bossed Cuba through eleven years of "disciplined democracy" will run for Senator in the June 1 general elections. In Havana last week, the news caused hardly a ripple.

When Strong Man Fulgencio Batista's candidate lost the presidency to hollow-eyed Ramon Grau San Martin in 1944's free elections, Batista promptly and discreetly took a plane for Miami. Since then, backed by a jumbo-sized bank roll, he has sat out a pleasant exile in some of the New World's toniest suites.

With his wife and three children, Batista now lives quietly in Daytona Beach —next...

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