CUBA: Farewell to Welles

Not in decades has a U. S. Ambassador been withdrawn amid such withering blasts of criticism as huffed and puffed in Havana last week when lean, bland, Socialite Sumner Welles, jauntily swinging his cane, stepped into a Pan American Airways liner and roared off to Miami on his way back to Washington.

To the Pan-American Conference at Montevideo (see p. 12), the Cuban Government denounced Ambassador Welles for "intrigue" against President Grau San Martin. In Havana, despite the traditional close-mouthed clannishness of diplomats, Mr. Welles was also denounced by Dr. Fernandez y...

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