NICARAGUA: Incorruptible Leathernecks

Part of the Nicaraguan Press again hailed leather-necked, two-fisted U. S. Marines as "incorruptible" last week, as they again supervised a Nicaraguan presidential election, their second.

Coffee is down. So are Nicaraguan bananas, hardwoods, sugar cane. The result was a near-record registration and a landslide victory over Conservative former President Adolfo Diaz by the Liberal candidate. Dr. Juan Bautista Sacasa. Along toward 3 a. m., when his triumph was conceded. President-elect Sacasa modestly declared. "This is a victory for Liberalism."

Exactly five years ago the U. S. State Department...

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