Arrest in Asuncion

February 1961
New Republic;2/6/61, Vol. 144 Issue 6, p8
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.


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