CUBA: Sugar!

In Havana, the slack tourist season was a headache. At a big Communist-sponsored photo display of life in the Soviet Union, a bomb went off. Black-marketers were annoyed by a general strike against them. But for U.S. housewives the news was sweet: Cuba's biggest sugar crop since shortly after World War I (an estimated 5,800,000 tons) is boiling in the refinery tanks; the U.S. will get approximately 5,000,000 tons of it. For Cubans the good news is that the sugar will bring almost 5¢ a pound (as compared with last year's 3.675¢). In the U.S. it will cost approximately...

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