The Hemisphere: Hate & Vengeance

In his own strange blend of Christian religion and primitive superstition Angel Sanchez had conceived a powerful devotion for the miracle-working Virgin of El Quinche. A dark, fanatical-looking mestizo, Sanchez even wore a medal of the Virgin pinned through the flesh of his breast. But last week he was locked up ia a Quito jail, charged with stealing the jewels from the highland village shrine where he had worshiped.

Sanchez' explanation was as muddled as his faith. When out of work a few years ago, he had prayed to the Virgin for assistance, and landed a fine job with a U.S. radio...

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