ECUADOR: State Visit

Next Latin American chief of state to visit the U.S.: handsome President Galo Plaza Lasso, 45, of Ecuador, head of one of South America's few genuinely democratic regimes. President Plaza will fly north on June 19, be President Truman's guest in Washington for three days, make side trips to New York and California.


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