THE AMERICAS: Social Whirl

From Caracas to La Paz last week, red carpets were unrolled, honor guards got busy with spit and polish, ceremonial banquet tables were laid. Reason: a merry-go-round of formal state visits by Latin American chiefs of government. The President of Venezuela visited Lima in June,, and next week the President of Peru will return the courtesy. The President of Bolivia went to Santiago in February, is expected to visit Bogota in September. The President of Chile will visit Bolivia this month. President Gustavo Rojas Pinilla of Colombia landed in Ecuador last week for chats with his neighbor, President Velasco...

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