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Ten Words from New York Times History - Castro Takes Power - Jan. 1, 1959

December 27, 2013
provisional
Dr. Manuel Urrutia, Senor Castro's own choice, appeared likely early this morning to become the provisional President.
conspire
Ramon Barquin, who had been imprisoned for conspiring against the Batista Government, was brought here by military plane from the Isle Pines penitentiary and named chief of the joint staffs.
penitentiary
Ramon Barquin, who had been imprisoned for conspiring against the Batista Government, was brought here by military plane from the Isle Pines penitentiary and named chief of the joint staffs.
conjunction
Truckloads of soldiers moved into Havana last night to maintain order in conjunction with militia of Senor Castro's 26th of July Movement, who were also patrolling the streets armed with machine guns and rifles.
insurgent
While some insurgents spread out from Santa Clara, capital of Las Villas Province, which they had seized Wednesday, other groups announced the capture of Camaguey.
exodus
General Batista led an exodus from Cuba that has reached a total of perhaps 400 persons fleeing by ship and plane to the United States and the Dominican Republic.
junta
He left behind a junta headed by Gen. Eulogio Cantillo, recently the commander in Oriente province, the center of the Castro revolt.
intimate
Senator Masferrer, an intimate friend of General Batista, had a private army of some 2,000 operating in Oriente Province.
asylum
Latin-American embassies were crowded with officials who had taken political asylum.
consul
Montevideo, Uruguay, Jan. 2 (Reuters)--Cuban exiles occupied the Cuban legation building here tonight after it had been handed over by the Consul.

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