URUGUAY: Upset in Utopia

The well-fed voters of little Uruguay (pop. 2.7 million) last week threw out the prolabor, welfare-statist Colorado Party that has ruled the country without interruption for 93 long years. Into power, by a vote of 414,000 to 325,000, went the rightist Nationals.

As news of the upset spread in Montevideo, a delirious mob, waving handkerchiefs and banners of white, the National Party's color, rallied round a ramshackle old mansion, pushed through moldering ground-floor rooms littered with photographs of Uruguayan heroes and of Mussolini, surrounded a brass bed where an emaciated old man...

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