Bolivia: After the Ball

No Latin American nation has received more U.S. aid than Bolivia, and few have less to show for it. Since 1952, the U.S. has pumped $169,600,000 into Bolivia, either in technical assistance or outright grants. Yet Bolivia's economy is still near bankruptcy, and its 3,500,000 ill-housed, ill-fed people are never far from revolt. The U.S. is now taking a new look at its aid program in hopes of finding a way to straighten out this discouraging situation.

On President Kennedy's desk last week was a 50-page report written by a three-man team*sent to...

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