The Press: The Banned 13

Ever since the Inter-American Press Association met in New York two years ago, Argentina's Peronistas have been trying to wreck it. They noisily protested that I.A.P.A. was "created by the United States to dominate newspapers in the Western Hemisphere." A fortnight ago, when I.A.P.A.'s eleven-nation board met in Panama, it passed a stinging resolution condemning Peron's seizure of La Prensa, Argentina's once-great independent newspaper. The board also drafted a newsprint-sharing plan to help Latin American publications, leaving Argentina out in the cold.

Last week the Peronistas struck back. The Central Bank of Argentina announced that henceforth import permits will be required for...

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