This political cartoon, “Isle of the Lost Ships,” ran in the popular weekly newspaper La Semana in September 1933. It pokes fun at the U.S. decision to surround Cuba with warships after the overthrow of the Céspedes government on September 4, 1933.

From Fulgencio Batista: from revolutionary to strongman by Frank Argote-Freyre

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  • Figure 7. This political cartoon, “Isle of the Lost Ships,” ran in the popular weekly newspaper La Semana in September 1933. It pokes fun at the U.S. decision to surround Cuba with warships after the overthrow of the Céspedes government on September 4, 1933.