Cuba: A Captive in Church

Even in a country where man hunts are not uncommon, it was the biggest in recent history. From one end of Castro's Cuba to the other, the police, the armed forces, the secret security, Castro's network of neighborhood spies and "the entire organized populace" searched for more than two weeks. Their quarry: Angel Betancourt Cueto, the flight engineer who tried to hijack a Cubana Airlines plane March 27th and ended up killing the pilot and a guard before leaping from the plane and escaping (TIME, April 8). Last week Castro finally found his man—and...

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