ARGENTINA: Triumph & Trouble

Argentina had declared war on the Axis. Now, by underwriting the obligations (and pious hopes) of the Act of Chapultepec, she made herself internationally respectable, diplomatically recognizable.

Venezuela led the way. Midway in a stampede of American republics came the U.S. resumption of "normal diplomatic relations" with the military regime which it had so long and so loudly denounced as fascist. Britain, relieved and not unmindful of beef, added her spoonful of honey.

But the Argentine Government, however triumphant abroad, had trouble at home. Bursting from long repression, the Supreme Court declared...

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