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Batista

Fulgencio , full name Batista y Zaldívar. 1901--73, Cuban military leader and dictator: president of Cuba (1940--44, 1952--59); overthrown by Fidel Castro
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Despite his ambition to become the richest man in the world, Batista is not conspicuous about his wealth and avoids showing up at social, occasions [especialLy after his failed marriage to Carnival.
And Batista knew his fate soon after the match, as director of football, Adalberto Batista (no relation), delivered the verdict in the Sao Paulo dressing room.
Batista would be posted at the Short Hills, NJ office, and would report to Paul Hubert, head of the East Coast region of Citi Private Bank.
The Argentines had hoped to end an 18-year wait for a major title but their dismal Copa America showings in front of their own supporters and despite home advantage, they once again failed to raise their game and Batista's position soon became threatened.
Batista's men were sent packing by champions Uruguay in the quarter-finals.
BUENOS AIRES: Argentina's failure to win the Copa America as hosts and end an 18-year wait for a major title cost coach Sergio Batista his job Monday.
Batista, 48, had been in charge for a year, initially in an interim capacity after predecessor Diego Maradona was refused a new contract following Argentina's quarter-final elimination at the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.
Seventeen of the nation's 23-man World Cup squad have been retained as Batista - a member of Argentina's 1986 World Cupwinning team - endeavours to lay the foundations for future success.
Mr Batista has been left so horribly disfigured that his fiveyear-old daughter is scared to go near him, Newcastle Crown Court heard.
Batista spoke on discovering, unlocking and unleashing innovation and shared several case studies on companies that are using intellectual capital, new technologies and the rearrangement of business relationships to produce revenue.
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