Bolivia: Two Heads, One Mind

It was a classic Bolivian happening, part brute force and part black magic, asking more questions than it answered! A sea of gold braid, army olive and air-force blue swept silently out of the President's office, down one flight of stairs, and swirled around a small table bearing a crucifix. There, as his colleagues looked on, Air Force General Rene Barrientos solemnly swore in Army General Alfredo Ovando Candia as his co-President of Bolivia's ruling junta. Ovando, Barrientos dryly observed, came "from the very entrails of the army" and was a man worthy of his new position. Replied Ovando:...

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