Cuba: Ready for Anything

Whatever Fidel Castro may have had in mind with his water war against Guantanamo, the U.S. last week moved to make the Navy base "a little more ready" for any eventuality.

To Westinghouse Electric Corp. went a $4,000,000 contract for a saltwater conversion plant capable of producing 1,000,000 gal. of fresh water per day; a new catchment basin to collect rain water will also be built, along with an underground reservoir holding 4,000,000 gal. in reserve. By August "Gitmo" will be self-sufficient, no longer concerned about the Cuban waterworks that Castro shut off...

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