LATIN AMERICA: Pan-American Conference

Pan-American Conference

The fifth Pan-American Conference assembles at Santiago de Chile, Sunday, March 25.

The purpose of these quinquennial conferences was laid down by the United States in 1889, when the first meeting was held in Washington "to preserve the peace and promote the prosperity of the American States."

Uruguay has two proposals on the agenda. First, she will offer a plan for an Association of American States—composed not only of the sovereign states of the continent but of those dependent politically on European countries. The aim of the proposed Association is to...

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