The Nation: ... and Another in Grenada

In some ways it was more like a badly run block party than a diplomatic summit. When high officials from the 26-nation Organization of American States gathered in tiny Grenada last week for the annual Foreign Ministers' meeting, the chairs had been brought in from Canada, bilingual secretaries from Barbados, stationery from Chile, three cars from Japan and souvenir briefcases from Venezuela. Even the "conference hall" was imported: a white nylon geodesic dome from Florida's Cape Canaveral, where it had originally housed a space exhibit during last year's Bicentennial. St. George's, the sleepy...

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