EL SALVADOR: Haunted Theosophist

Early one afternoon last week the tiny, lush Republic of El Salvador (pop. 1,829,000) burst into sudden uproar. Rebels led by Colonel Tito Calvo seized the telephone exchange of the capital city (San Salvador), invaded two radio stations and broadcast the premature news that the Government had fallen. Many army units joined them. Most of the air force joined up, bombed the city. By night the rebels held nearly all of the capital except police headquarters and the fortress of El Zapote.

Dictator Maximiliano Hernández Martínez was sunbathing when the revolt began....

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