COLOMBIA: Brother Anselmo

"The history of the last ten years in Colombia is full of Luis Ignacio Andrade," said the magazine Semana last week. And for all those years, Andrade was a name that sent chills up thousands of Colombian spines. In 1949, the police under his Ministry of Government slaughtered Liberals by the hundreds, scared the rest from the polls, and imposed a Conservative President in a one-party election. When many backlands Liberals turned into guerrillas and vengefully killed his cops, Andrade publicly proposed to "shoot ten prominent Liberal politicians for every dead policeman."

But if in public life Andrade was ruthless...

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