BRAZIL: Baseless Worry

A gnawing anxiety among Brazilians has been the numerous U.S. bases along Brazil's northeastern coast. Brazilians unfriendly to the U.S. have whispered darkly that the bases would never be given up. Even friendly newspapers, in the absence of official U.S. assurances, sometimes asked: "When?" Last week Brazilians had a little less to worry about. To the Brazilian Government the U.S. returned the first "base"—Tigipio, a rest camp, together with all the improvements it had made in the property.

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