CUBA: Sneer, Honor, Screw

President Gerardo Machado y Morales of Cuba and President Jose Serrato of Uruguay maintained an air of Augustan calm last week while their Foreign Ministers quarreled over a sneer. Senor Alfredo Guani, Uruguayan representative in the Assembly of the League of Nations, allegedly launched the sneer by remarking while at Geneva last fall: "Cuba is tied to the U. S. by her Permanent Treaty."* This remark, unheeded by the rest of the world, has been bandied for months by the Cuban and Uruguayan press until, last week, Cuba broke off diplomatic relations...

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