ARGENTINA: Elections Promised

At the annual armed forces banquet last week, President Pedro Aramburu clamped his black-rimmed reading glasses firmly on his nose, then stood before a radio microphone to broadcast the answer to Argentina's biggest political puzzle. National, provincial and municipal elections, he promised, will be held late next year. Probable election month: October.

The question of a constituent convention, he explained, is still being studied. But before the elections a new voting law will be drawn "to replace the fraud" enacted under the regime of Juan Perón. To prove his impartiality, Aramburu emphasized that neither he nor...

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