VENEZUELA: Embarrassing Exiles

Adding some of the zing to the stones that bounced off U.S. Vice President Nixon's limousine in Caracas a fortnight ago was Venezuelan anger at the U.S. for sheltering ousted Dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez and his tough Security Police boss, Pedro Estrada. Nixon sensibly pointed out that the Venezuelans can have Perez Jimenez back any time they can make out a sound legal case for extraditing him. Last week the U.S. took official action of its own; the Immigration and Naturalization Service instructed its agents to bar Estrada, who left the U.S. a fortnight ago for Europe without...

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