COLOMBIA: Lopez Returns

A nation which has celebrated its 400th anniversary and which proudly calls Bogota, its leading city, "the Athens of America," inaugurated a new-old President last week. He was scholarly, able Dr. Alfonso López, President during 1934-38, now returning to office after the four-year interval decreed by a constitutional nonsuccession clause.

Banker turned social reformer, Dr. López opened his first term with a new deal program of public works which changed the faces of Colombia's cities. His new term, into which he stepped fresh from a 26-day visit in the U.S., opens with a...

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