CUBA: Not Our Guns!

"Shoot some Communists" is the tried and trusty maxim of Latin American politicos seeking diplomatic recognition by the Great Powers. In Havana last week the student-supported Cabinet of President Ramon Grau and the spunky Cuban Army now commanded by ex-Sergeant ("Emperor") Fulgencio Batista seized a fine chance to impress the world with their hostility to Reds.

Local Communists had announced that they would build a brick obelisk in Fraternity Park and place therein the ashes of one Julio Mella, a Red assassinated in 1929 allegedly by agents of Cuba's detested President Gerardo...

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