Drive for Social Reform in the Americas
The President and the Alliance for Progress
By Flying South for one-day visits in Venezuela and Colombia, December 16 and 17, President Kennedy will remind the people of the United States as well as of Latin American countries that success for the Alliance for Progress is a prime goal of his administration. Participation by the President himself in the dedication of new school and housing projects carried out under the program will demonstrate dramatically his interest in this joint effort to improve economic and social conditions in Latin America.
It has been emphasized from the beginning that the Alliance for Progress is to be, not just another foreign aid program, but a cooperative venture. The Latin American countries are expected ...