CUBA: Voice of Opposition

"Rascals. Cynics. Men without shame," raged Prime Minister Fidel Castro, back on TV and so agitated that the pencil he uses for a baton in his harangues went Hying across the room. The targets of his newest attack were the conservative Havana dailies, Avance (circ. 22,000) and Diario de la Marina (circ. 28,000), which up to now have supported Castro, but are growing restive under his highhanded rule. Last week the papers sounded a loud, clear voice of opposition in Cuba, and the Prime Minister was infuriated. "They play the game for...

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