PERU: Old Pro's Comeback

Manuel Prado, the scholarly, conservative patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family, last week won the presidency of Peru with the help of the country's big, left-wing APRA party. In a five-day unofficial vote count, former President (1939-45) Prado inched steadily ahead of Architect Fernando Belaunde Terry, a young amateur politician whose campaign had suddenly caught fire two weeks before election day; both of them left the government's official candidate, Hernando de Lavalle, far behind. Totals at week's end:* Prado 445,000, Belaunde 404,000, Lavalle 128,000.

Winner Prado, 67, a spirited bantam of a man who skillfully combines a patrician manner...

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