Latin America: Rocky's Rocky Path

At the halfway mark, Nelson Rockefeller's four-part series of fact-finding missions to Latin America for President Nixon has a depressing record. He has visited ten countries so far, been confronted with anti-U.S. demonstrations of one sort or another in five, cut short his stay in one because of threats of rioting — and been disinvited by three. It is a bitter box score, but it contains one encouraging ingredient. Rocky's troubled receptions have probably done more to dramatize the sorry state of U.S.-Latin American relations than anything since Richard Nixon's own tumultuous tour of the southern continent...

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