BOLIVIA-PARAGUAY: Diplomats to the Rear

Rudely rocked in Latin America last week was the tradition that after generals have made war diplomats make peace. Utterly deadlocked, diplomats of Bolivia and Paraguay who have been trying to patch up peace during the Gran Chaco War armistice were served rough notice that they can go home and unbutton their spats by the two gruff commanders who fought each other to a standstill, Paraguay's General José Felix Estigarribia and Bolivia's General Enrique Peñaranda. These two extraordinary militarists, who opened the armistice with a...

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