The Hemisphere: Road Trips

Latin America will get extraordinary attention from top U.S. foreign policymakers in the new year. In January, Assistant Secretary of State Edward Miller, in charge of U.S.-Latin American affairs, will preside over a meeting in Havana for U.S. ambassadors in the Caribbean area. In March, the State Department's retiring planning chief, George Kennan, on his swing around the hemisphere, will stop off in Rio to attend a meeting of U.S. ambassadors in South American countries. And both President Truman and Secretary of State Dean Acheson have said that they hope to visit Latin America sometime in 1950.

The State Department said stiffly...

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