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Wikipedia says, "On December 31, 1958, at a New Year's Eve party, Batista [then dictator of Cuba] told his Cabinet and top officials that he was leaving the country." The scene is famously depicted in the Godfather Part 2. My question is, where was the party in real life (perhaps some hotel and casino in Havana)?

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I think it was the Havana Hilton, which later became Castro's headquarters, but I can't seem to be able to find any sources. There wasn't any big announcement, Batista told a couple of people and then sneaked out. –  Yannis Rizos Nov 26 '13 at 11:28
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