CUBA: Hairbreadth Escape

Cuba's biggest manhunt in recent years got under way one night last week when an informer tipped off police that Aureliano Sánchez Arango, the elusive underground revolutionist (TIME, Nov. 2), was holed up with fellow plotters in a neat, palm-shaded and hedge-hidden house in the outlying Country Club District. The tipster claimed that the rebels were plotting President Fulgencio Batista's assassination. Police, reinforced by army troops, threw a cordon around the district. As 20 radio patrol cars converged on the quiet residence in West Royal Avenue, a group of men and one...

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