THE AMERICAS: A Friend Returns

John Moors Cabot, 51, a veteran career diplomat whose last post was Minister to Finland, arrived this week in Caracas, Venezuela to head the U.S. delegation to the Inter-American Economic and Social Council. Careerman Cabot, an affable old Latin American hand who has served in posts outside the hemisphere since 1947, is almost sure to become the new U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American affairs.

Harvard-and-Oxford-trained, lanky Diplomat Cabot is a member of the famous Boston family. His most publicized diplomatic success occurred in 1930 when, as third secretary in the Dominican Republic, he raced into the...

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