BRAZIL: Pessoa Interred

Joao Pessoa, President (Governor) of the State of Parahyba was killed in a Pernambuco candy store fortnight ago by an adherent of José Pereira, rebellious Parahyba State Deputy who has been waging civil war in the interior of Parahyba for five-and-a-half months (TIME, Aug. 11). Joao Pessoa lay in his coffin eleven days and nights and none dared bring him home for fear that the arrival of his coffin would start riots in the chief cities of Parahyba. Joao Pessoa was buried last week, not in Parahyba where he lived, or in...

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