Thursday, May 3

Tomás Borge was man of contradictions

Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney Morning Herald-  Borge was left with the consolation prize of the interior ministry, which he occupied for a decade and turned into a personal power base. As interior minister he controlled the police and state security, the latter created with advice from the Cubans and East Germans. He also organised the so-called turbas divinas or "divine mobs" that harassed the regime's political opponents.  Read More