VENEZUELA: Heavenly Haven

Marcos Pérez Jiménez, the chubby dictator who was booted out of Venezuela in January, picked out a comfortable spot last week in which to languish in exile—a modern mansion at 4609 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. Seller: Ray E. Dodge, onetime Olympic 800-meter runner (Paris, 1924), now a manufacturer of loving cups and other trophies. Estimated price: around $400,000.

On the Biscayne Bay side of Miami Beach's island, the Pérez Jiménez retreat comes equipped with the standard swimming pool and cabanas; a lush lawn dotted with royal palms, hibiscus and ixora slopes down...

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