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Fidel Castro and the bankers

Ernesto F. Betancourt

Fidel Castro and the bankers

the mortgaging of a revolution

by Ernesto F. Betancourt

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Published by Cuban American National Foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Debts, External -- Cuba.,
  • Loans, Foreign -- Cuba.,
  • Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1959-1990.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Ernesto F. Betancourt and Wilson P. Dizard III.
    SeriesCuban-American National Foundation -- 3., Cuban-American National Foundation, Inc. (Series) -- 3.
    ContributionsDizard, Wilson P., 1953-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17770542M


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