TITLE

Arrest in Asuncion

PUB. DATE
February 1961
SOURCE
New Republic;2/6/61, Vol. 144 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the arrest of Paraguayan dissident Luis Alfonso Rusk by the dictatorship of General Alfredo Stroessner. Stroessner's opponents frequently die under mysterious circumstances, a situation the U.S. generally categorizes as 'internal affairs.' The author criticizes U.S. foreign policy for, not only tolerating Stroessner's repressive measures, but actively supporting him financially.
ACCESSION #
23686964

 

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