THE AMERICAS: Democratic Demonstration

The U.S. and democracy rolled back a sneak offensive of Argentina and totalitarianism last week. The occasion: a conference on "Coordination of Police & Judicial Measures," called to implement resolutions of the Rio Conference. The scene: the hall of Buenos Aires' democratically elected Municipal Council, which the Castillo regime had removed (TIME, Oct. 20) and replaced by hand-picked stooges.

Liberal democrats got the wind up. They feared that, under pretext of driving Nazi and Japanese spies out of Latin America, the conference might set up a hemispheric Gestapo against leftists, liberals and...

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