PANAMA: The Doctor Leaves the Country

Out of Panama City's model jail and in to a special airplane this week walked Dr.

Arnulfo Arias who, a week before, had been President of Panama (TIME, Oct. 20). This time, it seemed, Dr. Arias was going for good: new President Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia and his cabinet had given the flashy ex-President his freedom on condition he would go into exile.

Thus quietly ended the chapter of an other would-be strong man. In Panama the new Cabinet rescinded the ex-President's decree forbidding the arming of Panamanian merchant ships. In Washing ton Secretary of State Cordell Hull foot noted last...

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