THE NATION: Notice Posted

The U.S. put the world on notice last week that it intends to stop the spread of armed Communism in the Caribbean by force if necessary.

The notice was publicly posted when four radar picket destroyers escorted the 70-plane carrier Shangri-La southward from Florida into the Caribbean. In response to requests from Guatemala and Nicaragua, said President Eisenhower, the U.S. would maintain a patrol to halt the shipment of arms or volunteers from Castro's Cuba to aid revolutionaries in those Central American countries. The U.S. intention had been less formally asserted weeks before when part of the 8th Marine Expeditionary...

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