Publisher's Letter, may 7, 1956

Dear TIME-Reader:

EVERY Wednesday morning, a motorcyclist in green uniform speeds from Rio's Catete Palace to Galeão Airport to meet the plane that brings TIME'S Latin American edition from our Havana printers. At the airport, customs officers break open a packet of the magazines, then, before clearing any other cargo, they give a copy of TIME to the palace messenger. He rushes it to President Juscelino Kubitschek's secretary, João Luis, who delivers it immediately to the President, even if he has to interrupt a conference.

"As a weekly reader of TIME'S Latin American edition," remarked cover-to-cover Reader Kubitschek, "I wish to say...

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