chapter  twelve
Castro's Cuba twenty-five years later
WithLee Lockwood
Pages 15

After thirty-one years, Fidel Castro is still Cuba's indispensable man. That is the enduring reality now, as when this book was written. Though his titular authority is shared under new political structures that have been put in place, his influence remains all-pervasive. As in 1965, Fidel's larger-than-life image dominates the Cuban landscape today.