Stryker R3-E395

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Carlos Rafael Rodríguez (1913-1997) was a writer, economist and political protagonist whose activism crossed multiple phases of Cuban history. He participated in the overthrow of dictator Gerardo Machado in the 1930s; served as a Cabinet Minister under Fulgencio Batista in the 1940s;and, in 1958, negotiated an agreement between the Cuban Communist Party, of which he was a member, and Fidel Castro, in support of the overthrow of Batista. After 1959, he held various senior positions in the revolutionary government, Havana, April 1964