COLOMBIA: A Statesman Comes to Call

By virtue of a life spent in high office in Colombia and as the constructive head of the Organization of American States, Alberto Lleras Camargo ranks as Latin America's most creative democratic statesman. He is also a friend and admirer of the U.S., happy that his country is "governed by institutions that have their origin in Philadelphia." In Washington last week for a state visit, President Lleras thus won a special warmth and spoke words of special weight. His subject was the "backwardness" of Latin America—Lleras is too frank to call it...

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