Prince In the Jungle

Circling the Caribbean on a good-will mission, Prince Bernhard of The Netherlands last week set his red-nosed, silver-skinned DC-3 down in the only Netherlands territory on the American continent. Surinam, the middle of the three Guianas on South America's north coast, gave the Prince a gaudily polyglot greeting.

Along the 30-mile jungle track from the airfield to 300-year-old Paramaribo, he was hailed by ragged Negroes, Indians, white-scarved East Indians, stolid Dutch farmers and Javanese women in bright-colored, close-fitting sarongs. In the steaming riverbank capital, workers had poured sand into the biggest...

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