Economic Relations with Latin America

Archive Report

Latin Economic Ilis and U.S. Policies

Review of policies tiwards latin america

Pressure is building up in Latin America for a review and reordering of relations, particularly economic relations, among the Western Hemisphere republics. The President of Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek, took the problem up a month ago in a letter to President Eisenhower; more recently, in a broadcast address at Rio de Janeiro on June 20, Kubitschek called for an inter-American conference “on the highest political level of the continent” to seek remedies for the “disease of underdevelopment.”

Whether a conference of the presidents of the 21 American republics actually will be convened probably will be clarified when Secretary of State Dulles makes a scheduled visit to Brazil in the first week of August. A lower-level parley ...

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