Chile: Caught in the Middle

"This country," declares Chile's President Eduardo Frei in an apt simile, "is like the worker who was perfectly happy earning only $50 a month. Then his salary doubles, he moves to a better neighborhood, buys new furniture, better clothes, a TV set. Instead of appreciating what he has gained, he begins grumbling and complaining about what he does not have." Last week Frei had as many grounds for grumbling as any of his striving fellow Chileans. His trouble is that he may wake up one day soon and discover that he does...

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