VENEZUELA: Blow Off

Frantically last week the Dutch Government's radio station at Willemstad called The Hague for help. To his vast dismay Governor B. W. T. van Slobbe had found 97 Gómezes landing, bag & baggage, on his tight little island of Curaçao, only 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. It was no laughing matter. The fugitives were the children, grandchildren, in-laws, aunts, uncles and cousins of dead Dictator Juan Vicente Gómez of Venezuela, seeking safety from the wrath of a people that sexy old codger had oppressed for more than 20 years. Anyone...

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