Mending our Fences in Latin America

Szulc, Tad
October 1975
New Republic;10/25/75, Vol. 173 Issue 17, p16
Focuses on the relations between the United States and Latin America. View that the Panama Canal is the only major irritant in the U.S.-Latin American relations; Information on the political, economic and social changes in Latin America and U.S. economic assistance to the region; Information on the involvement of the U.S. in the region on socio-political issues; Role of U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and the new policy "New Dialogue" proposed by him to solve bilateral problems; Report that an unexpected amendments to a trade bill in the U.S. Congress threw a pall over the developing relationship; Information on the concern in the State Department that President Gerald R. Ford may undercut Kissinger's efforts to negotiate a new Panama treaty; Statement that because of its overwhelming power, the burden of creating a fully acceptable relationship will always be on the United States.


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