BOLIVIA: Brick Eater

Finally the whole business was settled in secret meeting by the leaders of the two parties. The deal was that the new Congress would meet this week and confirm Dr. Enrique Hertzog, 49, as successor to the late, lynched Dictator-President Gualberto Villarroel. Hertzog had beat Luis Fernando Guachalla by only 289 votes in the January elections. In return for the settlement made with Guachalla and followers all challenged Guachalla congressmen were to be seated, thus assuring the Guachallistas of at least a fair chance of controlling the new Parliament. Hertzog promised to invite his friend and rival to join...

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