CHILE: In La Moneda

President Pedro Aguirre Cerda of Chile was a very sick man last week. His ruddy face now had the flush of fever. As he lay in his bed in the Moneda Palace, the daily bulletins about his health spoke always of his condition, never mentioned the disease from which Don Tinto was suffering. But three of the four doctors attending him were specialists in tuberculosis.

In the same building, Chile's Vice President and Acting President of a fortnight. Gerónimo Méndez, was fighting, as hard a battle as the President. He was doing his best to keep the Popular Front Government together.


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