LATIN AMERICA: Jap-Mexican

The Governments of Mexico and Japan concluded a treaty of amity, commerce and navigation.* The main features of this agreement are that the nationals of one country may, by accepting the laws of the other country, "travel, rent, purchase and in general devote themselves to commerce and industry in the territories of the other." Another feature is that neither of the two countries will make the other responsible for damages sustained by its nationals during times of civil war, etc.

Thus Japan, denied a foothold in the north and centre of the North...

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