Brazil: One Man's Cup of Coffee

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Home last week after a ten-nation tour of Latin America, Presidential Envoy Adlai Stevenson was the bearer of uneasy tidings. The leaders of Latin America's democratic governments were still in a state of "mental shock" over the Cuban disaster; U.S. prestige was in sharp decline. Though everyone recognized the danger of Castro's Communist Cuba, the bearded dictator loomed so large across the Caribbean that no one was willing to join in strong, concerted action against him. The one immediate hope, reported Stevenson, was a mild plan, advanced by Colombia, for...

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