Transport: Last Capital

Twenty-one republics, 18 European colonies and one huge kingdom make up the New World. Long linked by democracy the republics have been drawn together swiftly since the first international airline was projected in 1918. The first international flight from the U. S. to Havana took place a year later. In the decade that followed New World airways were extended until capitals once weeks apart were separated only by hours. Last week a Pan American Airways plane zoomed over the tropical forests of Paraguay and sat down at Asuncion, thereby linking the last capital of the 21 American republics by regular plane...