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CUBA: Batista Ballyhoo

It was a busy forenoon for Colonel Fulgencio Batista, Cuba's Chief of Army Staff. At 8 a.m. he and his staff arrived at La Punta, Cuba's Naval headquarters...

CUBA: Relaxed Realist

Laid low by grippe, Strong Man Fulgencio Batista last week wrapped himself in blue pajamas and a blue silk dressing gown and stuck close to the huge master...

CUBA: Winner Take All

Three days after his lightning army coup (TIME, March 17), Strong Man Fulgencio Batista moved last week from his Camp Columbia headquarters to the...

CUBA: Senator from Daytona

Batista was coming back. The tough ex-sergeant who bossed Cuba through eleven years of "disciplined democracy" will run for Senator in the June 1 general...

CUBA: Subtraction

Like all capable dictators, Cuba's strong man, Colonel Fulgencio Batista, shows much concern over the common people. Although he holds no elective office,...

CUBA: Evolution of a Dictator

When the polls opened at 7 a.m., no one in Cuba or outside believed that this would be more than a rubber-stamp election. The Government candidates had...

CUBA: President Batista

Last week, amid a faint suspicion of judicial complaisance Cuba's tough, bronze little boss, Fulgencio Batista, got the job of President of the Republic,...

CUBA: Dictator with the People

(See Cover) One dazzling day last week, the 40-year-old gunboat Cuba steamed out of Havana harbor, coasting close under the grey, weathered walls of Morro...

CUBA: Forgive & Forget

Dictator Fulgencio Batista is a shrewd politician who knows when to give an inch to save the ruler. For two months he blocked a congressional move to grant...

Foreign News: Batista's Boost

Fulgencio Batista, Cuba's dynamic President, hates fat Francisco Franco of Spain and does not care who knows it. A month ago, after a visit to Washington,...

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