ARGENTINA: Crisis Every Week

ARGENTINA If three square meals and a good education could turn the trick, democracy would flourish in Argentina, South America's best-fed, best-educated nation. But democracy barely survives. Almost every week brings a new crisis and an old question: Why?

In Buenos Aires last week, the elected President, Arturo Frondizi. managed to cling to his job through just one curious advantage: his Vice President, Alejandro Gomez, had already been sacked in another crisis ten months before, and Argentina's rebellious military could find no constitutional successor to take over Frondizi's post. Dealing from...

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