British Guiana: Husband & Wife Team

The most controversial woman in South American politics since Evita Peron is Janet Jagan, 42, the American-born wife of British Guiana's Premier Cheddi Jagan. Not only is she a white woman in a volatile land of East Indians and Negroes; she is also a strident Marxist and believed by many to be the brains and backbone behind her husband's Castro-lining government. Violent enemies call her "the devil."

Anti-Jagan dock workers recently stoned and burned her car; luckily for Janet Ja gan, she was not inside at the time. Even the regime's moderate opponents blame her for much of what Cheddi...

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