GUATEMALA: Fishing Season

Guatemala's long-drawn-out presidential campaign: got rolling in high gear this week, and there were clear indications that the country': top politicians were sensitive and sore over repeated charges of Communist influence in Guatemalan government affairs. Ex-Defense Minister Jacobo Arbenz, 34, who is running with the support of the country's Red-dominated labor unions, made a hot reply to the charge before 6,000 mango-sucking countrymen in the town of Escuintla.

"It is the reactionary motto of the moment to attack democratic progress," shouted Arbenz. "I denounce this maneuver." From his seat on the platform atop...

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