THE AMERICAS: Headlines at Last

The most deeply felt charge that serious Latin American critics level at U.S. policy is not stinginess or economic domination, but simple indifference—a lack of attention in high places. Last week the attention was coming from all over. President Dwight Eisenhower dropped word that he plans to make a good-will visit to Latin America next spring, before his trip to Russia (likely stops: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile). And politicians of every stripe were paying Latin America the ultimate compliment of playing expert.

Claims Staked. Three presidential hopefuls have staked out claims on the area. In Puerto Rico last week, Senator...

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