CHILE: Next Stop, Easter Island

Chileans faced a poser. As possessors of Latin America's only South Seas colony, ought they not ask for membership in the new U.N. Trusteeship Council?

In Santiago, ambitious Leftist Lautaro Ojeda, editor of the small bi-weekly Economista, noisily called attention to Easter Island, Chile's Polynesian possession. This year, when the Angamos made the annual voyage 1,900 miles west from Valparaiso bearing supplies and several officials, some Santiago newsmen went along. What they later told of the island's wonders, and its potentialities for growing sugar, pineapples and other tropical produce, roused Editor Ojeda to some of his hottest editorials.

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