THE CABINET: Cumberland Report

There is a saying in Washington that the U. S. policy toward Nicaragua is handled at the State Department by an office boy. There is a sharper saying, among anti-imperialists, that the office boy is in the pay of Wall Street. An emanation from the State Department last week on the subject of Nicaragua appeared to prove the truth of at least one of these sayings.

A year ago the State Department was requested by President Diaz of Nicaragua to send down an expert to survey Nicaragua's finances. Nicaragua needed more money. U. S. bankers were wary of loaning more money...

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