Brazil: Back to Exile

Barely a month ago, Juscelino Kubitschek, the ex-President who had been stripped of his political rights, returned to Brazil from 16 months of self-exile in Paris. Only he knows what he hoped to accomplish. Arriving immediately after gubernatorial elections in which his P.S.D. party scored impressive victories, he might even have expected his dramatic reappearance to trigger a popular counterrevolution against President Castello Branco's revolutionary government. What it provoked was the anger of the linha dura (hardline) military officers behind Castello Branco and a harsh new Institutional Act (TIME, Nov. 5),...

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