CUBA: The Triumvirate

In the labels of the Cuban revolution, high government officials have divided into moderate "friends of Cuba" and far-left "friends of China" (for their admiration of Red China's methods). Last week Strongman Fidel Castro shucked off top friends of Cuba and gave all significant power to friends of China.

Out as president of the powerful National Bank of Cuba went Felipe Pazos, 47, ranking Cuban banker, sound-money man, and onetime International Monetary Fund official in Washington. To replace him in Cuba's central bank, Castro named Major Ernesto ("Che")* Guevara, 31, the Red...

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