Newspapers all over the world brought romantic portrayals of the bearded guerrillas, the Cuban revolution met with benevolence and sympathy. Yes, even in the United States, the revolution aroused enthusiasm in some quarters. Batista had gradually become a burden, the American exchange no longer worked effectively under his regime. Castro wanted to become an obedient and cooperative partner so that the economic exchange could continue under new and orderly conditions.
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