Guerrilla Movements in Latin America

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Guerrilla Activity in Latin America

Guerrilla activity in Latin America, supported in most cases by the government of Cuban Premier Fidel Castro, is causing deep concern in Washington. President Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin are reported to have discussed Cuban aid to Latin American guerrillas during their meetings at Glassboro, N. J., in late June. Johnson, according to Vice President Humphrey, told Kosygin that the United States “took a very dim view” of Cuba's export of arms and activists to neighboring countries. Kosygin was asked to take up the matter with Castro in Havana—and, Humphrey said, “he did, and very firmly.” 1

Johnson's feelings about Latin American guerrilla activity are shared by Congress. In a report issued July 3, the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee ...

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