MEXICO: Testimonial

With pomp and circumstance, Pascual Ortiz Rubio, President-Elect of Mexico, returned to his home last week. A crowd of generals and a military band awaited him on the station platform, airplanes swooped overhead. Over the door of his villa ran the legend: BIENVENIDO ("Welcome"), formed of red carnations and asparagus fronds. Perched perilously on the garden wall were a number of orators from the Federal District Commission, loudly announcing that the next Mexican Govern-ment is destined to become potent in world affairs. Three hundred prominent Mexican ladies arrived in automobiles to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!