PARAGUAY: Friend Lost

The U.S. lost another Good Neighbor, Argentina gained another satellite.

First official indication that Paraguay had followed Bolivia into totalitarian, anti-U.S. Argentina's growing bloc came from Washington. There the Paraguayan Embassy announced a change in Foreign Ministers, piously said that the shift "in no way alters the directives of the Government."

Actually, there had been a complete and picturesque alteration. Stocky President Higinio Morinigo had long teetered on the fence between Argentina and the U.S. Short time ago the Frente de Guerra (War Front), a pro-Argentine group of Army officers, decided that he had perched there long enough. Led by hatchet-faced Colonel...

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