People, Aug. 24, 1959

Cuba's ex-Dictator Fulgencio Batista disclosed a recent meeting with a bird of his own feather. Now enjoying uneasy asylum in the Dominican Republic, Batista was strolling along Ciudad Trujillo's seafronting Avenida George Washington, minding his own business, when who should come along, astride a motor scooter, but Argentina's ex-Dictator Juan Perón, also on the lam. According to Batista, they chatted about no counterrevolutions, just the weather and other pleasantries. Observed Batista: "Perón has got a good sense of humor and he was very friendly to me."

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