september / 27

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

27th September, 1906 : US War Secretary William Taft has intervened to fill the Cuban power vacuum left by the resignation of President Palma last month, in a bid to end fighting between government and rebel forces. Taft has declared himself provisional governor of Cuba until peace is restored and fresh election held, probably within a fortnight. Palma’s supporters are pleased with the US move.

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