VENEZUELA: Strongman Moves On

Relaxed in the air-conditioned VIP waiting room at Panama's Tocumen Airport, ex-Strongman Juan Perón affably thanked the Panamanian government for "eight good months" and sent his warmest regards to "the humble and suffering, and all the workers" of Panama. Upstairs, the former Argentine dictator's shapely secretary, Dancer Isabel Martínez, stopped sipping a Coke long enough to pose for photographers and describe her boss as "an extraordinary man in all respects." Then Perón, 60, and Isabel, 23, climbed aboard a plane for Venezuela.

The household was apparently changing countries on its own hook; Panamanian officials vowed that they had no complaints...

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