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MEXICO: The Indian Returns

The postulates of the Atlantic Charter are not mere phrases written on paper. We have faith in the statesmen who signed them. And in support of these statesmen...

MEXICO: New President, Old Job

After the motorcade had passed, the sad-faced peons stood in little clumps for hours, looking like bunches of dry cactus blossom in their earthy blues, reds,...

Latin America: Latin America, Jul. 24, 1944

SOLDIER'S PENANCE Captain Benito Castanedo was expelled from the Mexican Army last week. Facing a firing squad for a drunken, one-man revolt, he was saved at the...

THE AMERICAS: Poets, President and Mexico

In the Grillon, Mexico City's ultra-posh nightclub, 300 poets and writers of every political stripe gathered to meet Manuel Avila Camacho over absinthe...

MEXICO: No Imposition

Ex-President Lázaro Cárdenas last week announced his intention of resigning as Minister of National Defense. He said that after leaving office, he intended to...

MEXICO: An Age of Trickery

A Mexican Presidential election has been described as something which is done with the people, to the people, in spite of the people. For a little more than a...

Foreign News: M. E. F.?

President Manuel Avila Camacho last week told his people and the world that the Mexican Army is "ready to function wherever circumstances may dictate—here on...

Foreign News: Teamwork in Mexico

Mexico's old suspicion of gringo imperialism was fast disappearing last week in a series of spontaneous moves which were aimed at internal unity and external...

MEXICO: Two Congresses

Thirty trucks crammed with bedraggled, unshaven peons rattled into Mexico City, last week following allnight, stand-up journeys from points as distant as...

Foreign News: Labor Draft

Last week the No. 1 British trade union ist, Minister of Labor Ernest ("Big Ernie") Bevin, ordered all British males aged 41 or 42 and not already actively...

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