GUATEMALA: We Are Not Amused

Into Guatemala City last week flew U. S. Minister Sheldon Whitehouse.

"We are not amused," was what President Hoover was saying, not in so many words but in effect, about the recent monkeyshines in Guatemala (TIME, Dec. 29). It was Mr. Whitehouse's job to put a straight and sober face on the revolution.

This could best be done by forcing the successful revolutionist, General Manuel Orellana, to resign as president of Guatemala. The joke of the whole business was of course not that Revolutionist Orellana had seized the presidency but that he had seized...

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