The Southern Cross used to be one of the biggest privately owned yachts in the world. Sleek, white and splendidly appointed inside, as long as a destroyer and a lot wider, she used to carry a crew of 315. Last week the Southern Cross was tied up tight to a pier in Veracruz. Her owner, Axel Leonard Wenner-Gren, No. 1 tycoon of Sweden, had given it to the Government of Mexico. If he had not done so, the Mexican Government might have taken it anyway. Quite clearly, Mexico did not want Axel Wenner-Gren to...

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