March 24-30, 1955

ONASSIS: London, 26 – Great Britain and the United States, following a request from British and American insurance companies, have put pressure on Peru to return a fine of 1,071,000 pounds imposed on the shipowner Aristotle Onassis three months ago. MALARIA: This year’s anti-malaria campaign will begin on April 20. The interiors of homes in 2,000 villages that tested positive for malaria between 1952 and 1954 will be sprayed with effective insecticides including dieldrine and chlordane. In addition, 200,000 hectares of olive groves and 250,000 hectares of rice fields will be sprayed from the air. LAW AND ORDER: The police have issued a decree determining the regulations for keeping the peace for the period April 1 to September 30. Between 4.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. and between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., the following activities are absolutely prohibited: any work that makes a noise and which disturbs the peace, singing, shouting and playing musical instruments in public places in general, singing and music lessons in schools and conservatories, gatherings of children and games in public spaces, all kinds of outdoor work that disturbs the peace, and the ringing of warning bells on road sweeping vehicles.

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