CHILE: Never!


Landlocked Bolivia's last hopes of obtaining a seaport from powerful Chile after the so-called Hoover settlement of the Tacna-Arica boundary dispute, went glimmering last week. By the Hoover settlement (TIME, May 27), the Tacna-Arica coastal region was divided between Chile and Peru; Bolivia's protestations were ignored. But the U. S. State Department let it be known that Bolivia was quite at liberty to make any arrangements with Chile that she could. Before Bolivia could get up momentum for a renewed appeal, Chile last week issued an indirect but nonetheless effective quasher. Her Minister to Uruguay abruptly announced: "My country brings...

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