The Alianza: Cut When It Hurts

On the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress last year, Coordinator Teodoro Moscoso fired off a blunt message to his staff. There was, he said, "nothing to celebrate." Last month, when it came time for a second anniversary, Puerto Rico's Moscoso found signs of progress in the ten-year program for social reform and economic development in Latin America. As "brick and mortar" evidence, he noted that U.S. Alliance funds, amounting to $1.5 billion in the past two years, have helped build 140,000 homes, 8,000 classrooms, 1,500 water systems and 900 hospitals...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!