Cuba: Deadly Witness

Fidel Castro's obsession is absolute mastery over his Red island. When things do not go as he wants them to, the result is uncontrolled fury. Two weeks ago Castro stormed into Cuba's Supreme Court chambers as a "witness" in a trial that he felt had not been handled his way.

The case in point involved a longstanding, half-hidden dispute between Cuba's Communist old guard and Castro's newer crowd. It centered around Marcos Armando Rodriguez, who, although only 26, was a member of the old guard (he started early). At the beginning of Castro's revolution, Rodriguez had little to do with Fidel...

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