CUBA: Nine Guns and Out

Holding most of Cuba's guns, little Generalissimo Fulgencio Batista last week went President-making. So unimpressed was this quarter white, quarter black, quarter Chinese, quarter Indian by the politicos' choice early last week of Carlos Hevia y Reyes Gavilan that he cut off Cabana Fortress' 21-gun salute to the New President at the count of nine. Gently he began to move his troops into Havana, to police stations, doorways, roofs. His chief opponent, ex-President Grau's ubiquitous Secretary of War, Navy and Interior Antonio Guiteras, a onetime pharmacist who had somehow got Cuba's...

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