CUBA: The Broad View

Though he denied it, Cuba's ambitious young (41) Ambassador to the U.S., Guillermo Belt, looked more & more as if he were going to be a candidate to succeed President Ramón Grau San Martín next year.

He flew to Havana, was closeted three and four times daily with his good friend Grau. While Prime Minister Carlos Prio Socarras, an avowed candidate, cooled his heels outside the President's second-floor office. Belt used a private stairway to the third-floor apartment where Grau lived. Said Prio nervously: "If I last till Wednesday, I'm saved."

On Friday, Ambassador...

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