CHILE: Davila's Plan

Fortnight ago a solemn, resplendent group of bishops, generals, frock-coated cabinet ministers and economists assembled at Santiago's Presidential Palace to watch Provisional President Carlos Davila sign something. The world learned only last week what it was that he signed: Chile's long discussed Emergency Plan by which the Davila Government means to embark on a program of "sane" state Socialism. Nothing could insult President Davila more than to call the plan hastily conceived. An editor who dubbed it "Chile's Five-Minute Plan" was promptly flung into jail last week.

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