Foreign News: Solidarity

A telephone call from the Brazilian Foreign Office at Rio de Janeiro to Lima, Peru, 2,400 miles away, unofficially but effectually wound up the Eighth Pan-American Conference one afternoon last week. The Brazilian delegation at Lima was told it could string along with the 20 other American nations in ratifying the "solidarity" declaration over which the conference had higgled for a fortnight. It was the most noteworthy achievement of the meeting and it did a little more than any agent or agency since Nature to bring the Western Hemisphere together.

The Declaration of Lima,...

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