All last week alarming rumors of troop
movements beyond the borders filled San Jose newspapers. Costa Rica
braced itself for invasion by dissident filibusterers (TIME, Nov. 29).
But through it all, President Jose ("Pepe") Figures kept cool, calm and
laconic. Said his Saturday official communique: "No invasion is
expected this weekend."
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