LATIN AMERICA: Atrocious Crime

General Juan C. Gomez, First Vice President of the Venezuelan Republic, was stabbed to death while asleep in bed by an unknown assassin. The crime took place in Miraflores Palace, Caracas, capital of Venezuela, in the early morning.

General Gomez is a brother of the despotic President, General Juan Vincente Gomez (TIME, April 28). The President's son, General José Vincente Gomez, is Second Vice President.

The Neuvo Diario, principal Caracas journal: " This atrocious crime, which stands in the darkest colors in the annals of Venezuela, cannot have been by the hand of...

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