CHILE: Military Agreement

Outside Chile's Chamber of Deputies, one day last week, pistol-bearing carabineros watched as left-wing students gathered, chanting: "Chile, yes! Yankees, no!" Inside, deputies packed the chamber to vote on a treaty under which the U.S. would give Chile a share of the $38,150,000 available for military aid to Latin America. Amid tumult and tension, each deputy rose, voted and explained his vote. Cried Socialist Poet Baltazar Castro: "I vote no because I want a free and worthy homeland." Retorted Conservative José Correa: "I vote yes, for the same reason." The treaty passed,...

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