CUBA: At Manzanillo Station

For weeks, Jésus Menéndez, No. 2 Cuban Communist and leader of the Sugar Workers' Federation, had been touring the eastern end of the island, stirring up the workers. He was a little tired when he took the train at Yara one day last week. His next stop would be the busy sugar port of Manzanillo, where there was to be a big rally.

As the train left Yara, Captain Joaquin Casillas of the Guardia Rural (part of the Cuban Army charged with keeping law and order in rural areas) boarded with a squad and looked up Menéndez....

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