LATIN AMERICA: Words vs. Action

The past week in Mexico was one of preparation by both the Obregon and the Revolutionary forces.

Fighting was verbal rather than physical. President Obregon praised U. S. President Coolidge for backing the arms sale. General de la Huerta protested against the decision and as a counter-move issued a decree claiming the oil taxes in the name of the Revolution and under the provisions of the Huerta-Lamont agreement. Physical fighting was confined to unimportant engagements, the largest of which resulted in the defeat of the Revolutionary General, Romula Figueroa, and the loss...

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