CUBA: Enemies Underground

Despite a 38,000-man army and wide popular support, Prime Minister Fidel Castro has not been able to stamp out a diehard local underground, backed by Castro-hating Cubans in Florida and the Dominican Republic. Giving it another try last week, Castro elevated his leftist, anti-U.S. brother Raúl, 28, to the newly created Cabinet post of Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces. Castro arms agents shopped the European markets for rifles, PT boats and Hawker Hunter jets.

Center of activity is Pinar del Rio, Cuba's westernmost province, where prosperous tobacco growers stand to lose...

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