ARGENTINA: New Cordiality

A new note of cordiality crept into U.S.-Argentine relations last week.

Out of their special Argentine plane stepped ten A.F.L. leaders. They had come to Buenos Aires at the invitation of Juan Peron and his General Confederation of Workers (C.G.T.). They also intended to "survey" Argentine labor and to find out whether C.G.T.'s 800,000 card holders (about 60% of all Argentine workers) would make suitable members for a projected Inter-American Federation of Labor. At week's end, though one delegate complained of being taken on "Russian tours," all were still hopeful that the Inter-American Federation could be formed, as a rival...

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