Latin America: Castro's Targets

The large, high-ceiling conference hall of Caracas' Palacio Blanco was crowded last week with newsmen and television crews. The government had hurriedly called a very unusual press conference. On display were two members of Fidel Castro's Cuban army: Manuel Gil Castellanos, 25, and Pedro Cabrera Torres, 29. Blinking in the glare of klieg lights, the Cubans were escorted into the room, one after the other, were briefly questioned by government information officers, and were then led away to a military prison.

The two were part of a twelve-man landing squad—four Cuban military and...

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