ARGENTINA: A Way of Death

Like hundreds of his fellow American businessmen in Argentina, Ford Executive John Albert Swint, 56, lived in fear. Marauding bands of guerrillas have turned terrorism into a fact of life for the relatively rich and powerful in the country, especially around the industrial center of Cordoba, 450 miles northwest of Buenos Aires, which has become known as "the capital of terrorism."

It was only natural, therefore, that Swint take precautions in getting to his job as general manager of the Ford subsidiary, Transax, in Cordoba. When he left for work on Thanksgiving...

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