By his first official actchoosing his CabinetMexico's new President Adolfo Lopez Mateos (TIME, Dec. 8) set a course for his administration. He put the accent on technical brilliance, shunned Yanqui-haters, seemed determined to stay on the middle road to booming development followed by his predecessor, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines.
Top names of the new Cabinet:
¶Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, 46, Secretary of Government (Interior) and Chief of Cabinet. The shrewdly capable No. 3 man at Government under Ruiz Cortines, he was hoisted to the top by Lopez Mateos.
¶Manuel Tello, 59, Secretary of Foreign Affairs. Ruiz Cortines' able Ambassador to the U.S....