The Press: Insufficient Funds

As El Pampero goes, so usually goes the Nazi fifth column in Argentina. And last week Pampero, biggest openly Nazi newspaper in the Western Hemisphere, stopped publishing. This week it reappeared in reduced format: a single printed sheet folded to make four pages.

Either the Nazi fifth column had run short of cash or wanted it to appear so, Buenos Aires believed that the fifth column was nearly broke.

Until 1941 Pampero's normal budget included $11,000 a month from the German Embassy; since early in that year Nazi businessmen have been encouraged...

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