The Alianza: Troubles & Remedies

The Alliance for Progress got off to a disappointing start, and has never lacked critics to advertise the fact. Last week from all sides came a fresh flurry of criticism and thoughts on how to set it right. At a press conference in Santiago, Chile, where he was on a state visit, Brazil's President Joao Goulart said that the Alliance "fulfills neither the objectives nor the high hopes raised when it was formulated two years ago." Goulart, whose country is the program's biggest beneficiary, called for a "cool and calm" reappraisal aimed at "remodeling" the Alliance's machinery.

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