Latin America: Where the Terrorists Are

On the whole, Communist terrorism appears to be waning in Latin America. For one thing, the hemisphere's major Communist leaders agreed at last January's Tricontinental Conference in Havana to abandon their violent revolutionary line in favor of the via pacifica, which calls for subtle infiltration of Latin American governments and cooperation with other leftist parties in United Fronts. For another, Communist subversion during the past year has suffered severe setbacks in three major target countries—Peru, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. Still, in other places Communist operations are neither very pacifica nor subtle. Items:

>In Colombia, terrorists ambushed an army...

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