SOUTH AMERICA: Castillo for Ortiz

Proudest and richest of Latin American republics, with some 35% of South America's trade, 60% of its gold, Argentina has often yearned to control the South American bloc. But President Roberto M. Ortiz has kept Argentina in the Pan-American fold, has plugged hard for intra-hemisphere cooperation, for a solid democratic front against real and threatened Fascist infiltration.

Last week sleek-haired, plump-jowled President Ortiz broke under the strain of continual struggle against diabetes, walked weariedly out of the Casa Rosada (Pink House). Into his office stepped silver-haired Vice President Ramon S. Castillo. The Vice President was authorized...

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