ARRIVING in Washington this week a state visit: Carlos Castillo
Armas, 41, the scrappy colonel who last year led a revolution against the Red-infiltrated government of Jacobo Arbenz and whipped Arbenz in a ten-day war. The first Guatemalan President ever to visit the U.S., he will stay 14 days, see New York City, Detroit, St. Louis, New Orleans, Houston.
Origins. Born to a lower-middle-class farm family in steaming Escuintla department. Graduated in 1936 from the military academy in Guatemala City, one year after Arbenz.
Soldier. Rose to lieutenant colonel in artillery and infantry...