NICARAGUA: Time to End

Chased out of Nicaragua by his niece's husband, General Anastasio Somoza, and Somoza's U. S.-trained National Guard (TIME, June 15), Nicaragua's legal President Dr. Juan Bautista Sacasa last week found an attitude of hurt dignity his only recourse in his sanctuary in San Salvador. "The military coup of a reprehensible character," said he, "was executed by the abuse of my confidence. . . . I must confess frankly that because of the repeated protests by Somoza of his loyalty, his prospects and his connection with my family [technically making Somoza ineligible...

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