|HEADLINES FOR 1957|
of Vespas in Santiago
Francoise Sagan goes out for a drive.
Earthquake in Iran: 600 dead.
The government halts inflation.
The presidential candidates
Are courting the Church.
The unviersity out on strike.
Graveside homage by Oscar Castro's fans.
Enrique Bello invited to Italy.
Rossellini claims that Swedish women
Are colder than icebergs.
Speculation over stars and planets.
His Holiness Pope Puis XII
Has the nicest news this year:
He sees Jesus several times.
The author is photographed with his dog.
The Blue Waters make their public debut.
Grupo Fuego celebrates its first year together.
Charlie Chaplin, despite his age,
Is once again a father.
The Fire Department stages drill.
The Russians shoot objects at the moon.
Shortages of bread and medicine.
Luxury-car imports on the rise.
Students take to the streets
But the cops come and mow them down.
The cops kill for killing's sake.
Nicolai fumes against Russia
Never suspecting what an idiot he's being
San Cupertino makes backwards strides.
Half of spirit is made of matter.
Embassy personnel named in thefts.
On the first page of Ercilla
Pictures of the confiscated luggage.
Jorge Elliott's new anthology.
A poor messenger pigeon
Tangles up in the wires.
Passers-by try to rescue it.
A marble monument causes dissension.
"They should have built it to Gabriela Mistral."
Plague of Argentine terrorists.
Kelly escapes disguised as a woman,
A skeleton with waggling hips.
Enrique Lihn sets the record straight.
Perico Miller sells his soul.
Doctors abandon the hospitals.
They get the wheat dilemma squared away.
Graveyard workers out on strike.
A policeman, clowning around.
Blows his brains out.
Peru, on its home
ground, beats out Chile
by Naomi Lindstrom
en: revista Latin American Literary Review, 1981.