THE HEMISPHERE: Worry In Bogota

The U.S. has no better friend in Latin America than squat, affable Dr. Eduardo Zuleta Angel, chairman of the U.N. Preparatory Commission and Colombian ex-Cabinet Minister. But last week, back in Bogotá after a Washington visit, Dr. Zuleta Angel thought it time to speak sharply of what he had heard in the U.S.

"The [U.S.] State Department," said he, "has lost all interest in questions involving Latin America." With the notable exception of Senator Arthur Vandenberg, "statesmen of the great nation to the north are completely absorbed in European problems and in no way take interest in plans for economic cooperation...

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