World: LOW PROFILE IN LATIN AMERICA

The Good Neighbor policy was all right for the '30s, and the Alliance for Progress has been a step forward in the '60s. But in the '70s we need something more.

—Galo Plaza

RICHARD NIXON'S first official foreign visitor in the White House last January was Galo Plaza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States, and there was a sense of urgency in his call. U.S. relations with the nations to the south were at their lowest ebb in years. The U.S.-conceived Alliance for Progress had been a disappointment, if not an outright...

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