PANAMA: Ready for Business

For publicly deriding Panama as "under the Yankee boot," the Spanish Minister in Panama City, Jose Maria Cavero y Giocorroetea, Duke of Bailén, himself was booted last week. An executive order declared him persona non grata, asked his recall.

President Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia, successor to ousted Arnulfo Arias, might well have used the expulsion order to sum up his five weeks of whirlwind reforms. A report to the people from Panama's new, pro-U.S. President last week would have shown:

> Evidence of "unlimited cooperation" with U.S. foreign policy, to wit: repeal...

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