NICARAGUA: Protest, Policing

Liberal President Juan Sacasa of Nicaragua (recognized by Mexico) protested loudly, last week, the assertions of President Coolidge and Secretary Kellogg that he is receiving arms from Mexico (see p. 6). He declared that his soldiers are equipped with U. S. Army pattern Enfield rifles purchased in Manhattan and transshipped across the U. S. and Mexico to Nicaragua.

Meanwhile Rear Admiral Julian Latimer, his 15 U. S. war craft, and his 4,680 U. S. marines were policing Nicaragua in such a manner that President Adolfo Diáz (recognized by the U. S.) was safe...

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