Guilt & the Back Door

Guilt at the Back Door

What was all the rumbling and smoke in the Caribbean in the last two years? Was it comic-opera intrigue and filibustering? Or blood-serious plotting for revolution and war? Last week, in an18,000-word report, the fact-finding committee set up by the Organization of American States gave its answer: it accused the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Guatemala of conspiring against each other and their neighbors, of gambling recklessly with peace in the Caribbean.

The plotters' names surprised nobody; but the committee went on to demand that teeth be riveted into existing inter-American agreements so that the Rio Reciprocal...

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