THE AMERICAS: Parade to Moscow

Bald, rumpled Foreign Minister Alberto Guani of Uruguay, en route for a visit to the U.S., paused last week in Rio de Janeiro's swank Copacabana Hotel to give a tip on a new trend in South America foreign policies. Over ham, potato salad and agua mineral he told reporters:

"Uruguay broke diplomatic and commercial relations with the Soviet Union in 1936. . . . Now, however, the situation is completely different. The Soviet Union is playing a preponderant role in the battle against Nazi Germany. . . . Uruguayan people do not understand why we do not maintain diplomatic relations with...

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