CUBA: Khrushchev Is Coming

Ever since Christopher Columbus' first voyage, Cuba has been a steppingstone to Latin America, and last week Nikita Khrushchev prepared to set foot there. Invited by Fidel Castro to visit Cuba, the Soviet chief accepted "with gratitude." He did not set a date for his trip, apparently in hope of getting other invitations that would take him to the mainland too.

His chance of a warm official welcome elsewhere is slight. All the major Latin American Presidents—Argentina's Frondizi, Mexico's López Mateos, Brazil's Kubitschek, Venezuela's Betancourt, Chile's Alessandri, Colombia's Lleras Camargo—are authentic, elected democrats, friendly...

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