Cuba: Castro's Pawns

At least 800 Americans still remain in Cuba. Some are businessmen who went to Cuba with U.S. companies and decided to stay on despite Fidel Castro; most are Cubans who were born in the U.S. or who acquired American citizenship through naturalization and went back south. But they all have one thing in common: a desperate desire to return to the U.S.

After months of negotiations, the State Department thought that it had succeeded several weeks ago in arranging the exodus. The U.S. was to pay Cubana Airlines some $250,000 to fly the Americans and their 1,700 dependents to Mexico...

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