The Mafia in Cuba
‘Lucky’ Luciano tries to get back into the United States via Cuba towards the end of 1946. At the request of the United States Government -Luciano is detained by the Cuban Secret Police.
The Cuban Administration has been threatened with the removal of medical Supplies – if he is not shipped back to Italy forthwith.
With his very good friend Santo Trafficante, head of the Tampa Crime Family, Meyer Lansky strikes a deal with the corrupt President Fugencio Batista. The Riviera Hotel and Casino is built in Havana, just ninety miles off the Coast of Florida. Meyer Lansky is saying that ‘Partnership with Government’ is the real future.