Cuba: Red Stars Rising

Cuba got its own Politburo last week.

Havana announced a new 25-man directorate for the Integrated Revolutionary Organizations, the party that runs the country. Ten of the 25 are hard-core Communists. Nobody got any titles, but the order of the list indicated the pecking order. At the top. at least for now. was Fidel Castro and the rest of his original quartet—Brother Raul. Che Guevara and Puppet President Osvaldo Dorticos. Next on the list: Bias Roca. the boss of Cuba's Communist Party.

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