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Wollaston's account of his travels through Cuba and brief visits to Central American and Caribbean states in 1961.
hardcover, 192 pages
Published February 1964 by Reader's Union (Hodder and Stoughton)
(first published 1962)
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Apr 17, 2009 Gill rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: history students & general readers
Recommended to Gill by: Found among family books.
Nicholas Wollaston started his travels in Cuba in February 1961. By the time he had journeyed through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica,. Panama, Haiti, the Dminican Republic and Puerto Rico and arrived back in Cuba, he hat encountered very varied political and social states, Duvalier's Haiti, the assassination of the Dominican Republic's dictator Trujillo and arrived back in Cuba to find the USA-backed invasion had failed and Castro's Cuba had developed a new confidence.