The Hemisphere: REVOLUTION FOR EXPORT

Let us make Cuba the example. Let us make the Andes the Sierra Maestra of the Americas.

—Fidel Castro

REVOLUTION is fast becoming Cuba's principal export. Perhaps not since the early days of the Russian Revolution, when Lenin used Soviet diplomats to transmit instructions and gold, has a government attempted such large-scale subversion of its neighbors. Cuban diplomats, like Nasser's in the Middle East, are supposed to appeal directly to the hemisphere's people, going over the heads of—and against—the governments. Last month Buenos Aires police raided a strategy meeting of the street-fighting Committee in Honor of the Cuban Revolution, and flushed the Cuban...

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