What the South Americans Think of Us

What the South Americans Think of Us

What the South Americans Think of Us

What the South Americans Think of Us

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On January 1, 1944, the Lima daily newspaper, La Prensa, published its most significant article of the year on international affairs. It was written by Dr. Alberto Ullóa, Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1936 and a representative of his country at numerous international conferences.

Dr. Ullóa foresees a post-war world dominated by the United States, the Soviet Union and the United Kingdom, along realistic rather than idealistic lines. Peru has always believed in the efficacy of international political organization and remained a member of the former League of Nations until 1939, but Dr. Ullóa doubts whether his country should join any post-war organization concerned primarily with European affairs or in which Peruvian interests would not be recognized and safeguarded. Peru could not permit her destinies to be ruled merely by the Big Three, for there are other countries in the Americas and in other continents which are important to her. In the New World, Peru simply cannot dissociate herself from Chile, . . .

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