CUBA: Class War

Down Cuba's 937-mile Central Highway six months ago, Fidel Castro rolled in triumph; presumably to restore the country's democracy and peace. Retracing the rebels' victorious tank treads last week, TIME Correspondent Bruce Henderson found a country tense and bitterly divided. His report:

Towering over the sidewalk in front of eastern Santiago's city hall is a 40-ft. billboard showing the major landholdings of Oriente province. Under a sun that bears down like a torch, the guajiros, poor farmers from the hills, stand and stare up hungrily at the land they hope to own through Fidel Castro's agrarian reform. They bring contributions...

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