THE AMERICAS: Conference Climate

Landing at Caracas' Maiquetía Airport this week for the Tenth Inter-American Conference, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles told a welcoming crowd of officials and newsmen: "I know that the climate here, not only physically but also in terms of our conference atmosphere, will be much more temperate than that of Berlin. We have our problems . . . but we discuss them as friends."

Stop the Reds. The chief problem that Dulles wanted to discuss with Latin American friends at Caracas was Communist infiltration in the hemisphere, notably in Guatemala. To the U.S., the ever-growing influence...

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