CUBA: Terrorists, Young & Old

Terror-ridden Cuba found its tiniest terrorist last week when one Rafael Tocoronte, 13, was caught heaving a bomb in midtown Havana. To police he bragged that he had been planting bombs for several years, "to help the cause." He proved it by producing a score of bombs freshly made in his home. The judge of one of the "urgency courts" President Carlos Mendieta has instituted to fight the Terror sentenced Moppet Rafael to six years in the juvenile penitentiary.

One noon last week Havana's City Treasurer Segundo Curtis, who happens to be a...

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