THE AMERICAS: Colombia Joins

Last week the Colombian Senate confirmed (33-to-13) the declaration of Foreign Minister Carlos Lozano y Lozano that a state of belligerency existed between Colombia and Germany. Colombia thus became the 13th Latin American nation at war with Hitler's Reich.* Of the seven others, six have broken diplomatic relations but have not declared war. Only total neutral: Argentina.

*-Chief effect: closer control of the once-powerful German colony in Colombia.


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