LATIN AMERICA: Confinuismo Discouraged

To the long list of longtime American Presidents seeking still longer terms last month was added the name of Haiti's President Stenio Vincent. For eleven years Stenio Vincent had managed Haiti much as the late Huey Long managed Louisiana, sometimes sending to his Chamber of hand-picked Deputies bills in sealed envelopes, which they passed without breaking the seals. So it was a simple matter to have the Chamber vote him indispensable to Haiti for another five years (TIME, March 24). But then President Vincent ran into trouble. Haiti's Constitution required the third-term...

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