COLOMBIA,THE HEMISPHERE: How Dare You!

COLOMBIA

President Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo, temporarily discommoded by something that tried to be a revolution, President Alfonso Lopez Pumarejo, temporarily discommoded by something that tried to be a revolution, returned to work in Bogota.

The Visitors. A colonel and a captain waked the President at the ungodly hour of 5 a.m. by pounding on the door of his hotel suite in Pasto (altitude: 8,400 ft.), where he had gone to watch army maneuvers. White-haired, gentle-mannered President Lopez padded sleepily to the door, peered into the barrels of two drawn revolvers, admitted his visitors, learned...

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