BRAZIL: After the Earthquake

The political earthquake that shook Brazil a fortnight ago (TIME. April 18) subsided last week. The process of reshuffling the Cabinet continued, but President Joâo Café Filho calmly went ahead with his plans to fly from Rio this week on a nine-day trip to Portugal, the Brazilian motherland. One reason he could be calm was that the 36th International Eucharistic Congress is scheduled to convene in Rio in July. With 1,000,000 Roman Catholic visitors expected, leaders of all factions want to keep up a hospitable appearance of normality. In the Cabinet comings and goings, a new...

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