TITLE

Breaking ranks

AUTHOR(S)
Fenyvesi, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/6/93, Vol. 115 Issue 22, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Cuba's economic situation has become so parlous that 40% of its armed forces have been told to go home and look for new jobs. Scarcity of food and fuel at most bases; Spreading dissatisfaction in the armed forces; Speculation about military-led coup.
ACCESSION #
9311307551

 

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