CUBA: Los Ninos

The horns of Cuba's dilemma last week were the two terra cotta towers of Havana's elaborate Hotel National. There 400 army and navy officers who refused to accept the student-supported government of President Ramon Grau San Martin, some in undershirts, some in crumpled linen suits but all with thumping big pistols at their waists, were marooned, peeling their own potatoes, running the elevators, making the beds. The guests, including U. S. Ambassador Sumner Welles, had departed. So had the staff, with the exception of two managers who felt a mariner's duty to...

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