Brazil: Wherefore Art Thou, J

"Here Comes Jânio," cried the cam paign slogan of President-elect Jânio Quadros. Last week Brazilians wondered if the slogan might better read: "There Went Jânio." Shortly after his election last October.

Quadros flew off to Europe for an opera tion to correct damaged muscles in his left eye. With the operation long since successfully completed, Quadros is still over there — somewhere. The President elect of the world's fifth largest nation has been playing a game of hide-and-seek in Europe, and with his Jan. 31 inauguration date less than a month away, Brazil is clamoring for him to come home.

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