Brazil: New President: Medium-Hard

If there is little suspense connected with Mexico's forthcoming presidential elections, there was none at all as Brazil last week formally chose General Emilio Garrastazú Médici, 63, as its head of state. For the past month, government printers in Brasilia, the capital, have been engraving Médici's name on official documents. New ambassadors have been arriving with credentials already addressed to him. Three weeks ago, the Shah of Iran even cabled congratulations to him. Sitting as an electoral college, Congress last week finally made it official by voting him into office, 293 to...

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