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.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!