URUGUAY: Trumancito

Even before he was inaugurated Vice President five months ago, Uruguayans stuck the nickname "Trumancito" on Luis Batlle (pronounced Bat-zhay) Berres. It would not be long, they agreed, before he stepped into the shoes of the President-elect, old (71), frail Tomás Berreta. When Berreta flew to the U.S. to visit President Truman in February, Uruguayans wondered if it would be too much for him. When he took office in March, they wondered how long he could live. Soon he had strength enough only to conduct affairs of. state at his bedside. Last week in a Montevideo hospital long-ailing Tomás Berreta...

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