Cuba: Anything Going to Happen on May 20?

On a lonely stretch of coastline off Las Uvas Key, 100 miles from Havana, a loyal fisherman found a "terrorist" arms cache that included twelve pistols, 15 rifles, ten antipersonnel mines, 58 magnetic bombs, 84 packages of explosives, and assorted detonators, machetes, fuses, knives, a portable radio and other equipment. At least that's what the Cuban radio reported last week, crying that the arms came from "North American espionage agencies."

In Washington, U.S. intelligence sources quickly denied any new undercover campaign against Castro. The U.S., said a spokesman, has not slipped arms into Cuba since just before the abortive Bay of...

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