Cuba: Getting Ready

Cuba's two most important exile groups, after months of quarreling, met last week to form a shadow government dedicated to the liberation of their homeland. As flashbulbs popped in Manhattan's Biltmore Hotel, Manuel ("Tony") Varona, 52, coordinator of the middle-roading Revolutionary Democratic Front, and Manolo Ray, 36, chief of the farther left Revolutionary Movement of the People, shook hands and proclaimed the existence of the Cuban Revolutionary ouncil, in effect a government in exile, with a program and a president.

Good Credentials. The Cubans promised to restore the republic's U.S.-style 1940 constitution, promised to free trade unions from Communist domination...

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