Boss Anastasio Somoza smelled trouble, and his Guardia National found more scents of it almost every day. At the home of an ex-hardware merchant named Luis H. Scott, enough dynamite was found to blow the Somoza government clean out of business. That, charged the Guardia, was exactly what Don Luis had planned to do with it.

Luis Scott was jailed, but he did not stay in jail long. One night he got out over the roof, scurried away through the jungle and took refuge in neighboring Guatemala. General Somoza had long suspected that the Guatemalans were encouraging Nicaraguan rebels, and last...

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