The Press: U.P. Down

The Argentine Government, dominated by fascist-minded Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, last week ordered all agencies to stop delivering or accepting news for the United Press and its Argentine subsidiary, Prensa Unida. This was intended to hit the foreign news pages of La Prensa, the Government's most telling critic, and other papers. It was also a blow at the influence of the U.S., which Colonel Peron considers the principal obstacle in the way of his ambition to organize an Argentine-dominated bloc in southern South America.

La Prensa responded by rushing correspondents to Montevideo...

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