MEXICO: The Women

The attractive wife of Mexico's President General Lázaro Cárdenas (see p. 16), last week headed a drive to help raise funds to compensate former U. S. and

British owners of the $400,000,000 oil properties recently expropriated by the Mexican Government. President Roosevelt has made clear that under his good neighbor policy Mexico need not pay anything like as much as $400,000,000 in compensation, but the British Government take a much sterner view, and Mexico needs to borrow heavily to finance Government operation of her oil lands. Best argument to use on prospective lenders is evidence of a desire to pay...

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