CHILE,SOUTH KOREA: Truckers in Revolt


"We are on the verge of a civil war and we must prevent ..." Salvador Allende Gossens managed to warn his audience on nationwide television last week before the lights flickered twice and the screen went dead. Saboteurs had blown up the tower supporting a main electric circuit in Santiago, leaving the Chilean President without a live camera and 60% of the population in the dark. An hour later, thanks to some fast splicing, Allende was back on the air, his voice strained, blaming right-wing elements for this latest terrorist act.

Allende's problems are considerably more serious than a blackout....

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