BOLIVIA: War in the Andes

One of the first acts of the democratic government that came to power in Bolivia's "lamppost revolution" of 1946 was to declare an amnesty for members of Razón de Patria, the ultra-nationalist military lodge behind the assassinated Dictator Gualberto Villaroel. Since then, the government has had plenty of reason to regret its generosity. In three years, RADEPA officers and their civilian supporters in the fascist Movement of Nationalist Revolution (M.N.R.) have pulled more than a dozen revolutionary attempts. Last week they tried another.

This time, the plot was fully hatched; except for...

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