The Hemisphere: REDS AROUND CASTRO

At the recent foreign ministers' meeting at Punta del Este, Cuban delegates hinted that their country will soon be run by a "politbuiro." Besides the original triumvirate of Fidel Castro, Brother Raúl and Che Guevara, these Reds are favorite candidates for the "collective leadership":

BLAS ROCA (real name, Francisco Calderio), 53, Secretary General of the Communist Party and usually regarded as the No. 1 Communist in Cuba. The son of a Manzanillo shoe-factory worker. Roca became secretary general of the Cuban Communist Party in 1934, a post that he has held ever since. In...

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