EXILES: A Taste for Madeira

Welcome nowhere in the Western Hemisphere, ousted Cuban Dictator Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar chartered a plane in the Dominican Republic one day last week and droned off to exile on the faraway Portuguese island of Madeira, a land full of terraced vineyards and empty of revolutionary ferment. "Too bad." grumped Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro, who would like to shoot Batista as a war criminal. "Batista's departure." said U.S. State Department Press Officer Lincoln White, "will contribute to the efforts of the entire American community of nations to restore calm to the Caribbean."

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