CUBA: Switch?

The green sugar island of Cuba has been the citadel of Communism in the Hemisphere. Communist leaders control the 400,000-strong Cuban Confederation of Labor (C.T.C.). The C.T.C., in turn, is the cornerstone of Communist-line Vicente Lombardo Toledano's Latin American Federation of Labor (C.T.A.L.). Last week, in that very citadel, Don Vicente got an unexpected buffeting.

Reports that Auténtico (Cuban Revolutionary Party) leaders were trying to move in on the C.T.C. at its annual convention had sped Lombardo from his Mexico City home to Havana. He had hardly settled into his $24-a-day room in the swank Hotel Sevilla-Biltmore when he...

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