EL SALVADOR: Mail for the Embassy

El Salvador inaugurated last week its new, non-popular President, mummy-faced General Salvador Castaneda Castro, chosen in a one-candidate election. The crowds in the streets were small and cheerless. Beside the new President stood the savage little Dictator, outgoing President Osmin Aguirre.

When El Salvador last year overthrew her Theosophist-Dictator Maximiliano Martinez, she breathed a brief moment of freedom. It ended when Osmin Aguirre battered his way to power with the help of Lend-Lease arms. Hope rose again when all the nations of the Hemisphere (except dictator-ruled Nicaragua and Honduras) refused to recognize him. Chilled, he moderated his severity, staged Castaneda's...

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