Bolivia: Unusual Prisoner

After he was sentenced to 30 years in prison in November for aiding Che Guevara's guerrillas in their unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Bolivian government, French Intellectual Régis Debray, 27, was accorded extraordinary privileges for a prisoner. At the small provincial town of Choreti, he is living under guard in Bolivian officers' quarters, getting the same food and accommodations and busily reading and writing, apparently on philosophical themes. Debray continues to be an un usual prisoner in other ways. Last week Bolivia's President René Barrientos Ortuño offered to trade him for an...

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