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Reference FCO 7/1457
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Despatch reporting 8th special meeting of Inter American Economic and Social Council held in Caracas, 3-6 February (1970)
Description United Nations Economic and Social Council: Economic Commission for Latin America. Annual Report on Regional Co-operation in Latin America. Economic Survey of Latin America. Statistical information on Economies and Trade with Latin America. 'Transformation and Development: the Great Task of Latin America' - a report submitted to the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank. Countries covered include: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile. Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, UK, USA, Uruguay and Venezuela. Latin American Institute for Economic and Social Planning (ILPES), UNICEF, UN Conference on Trade and Development, UN Industrial Development Organisation, UN Development Programme, IRBD, ILO, IMF, UNESCO, World Food Programme, World Health Organisation. Speech by Dr Rafael Caldera, President of Venezuela, 3 February 1970. Statements by President Nixon and Governor Rockefeller on the economic and commercial relationship between US and Latin America. Comments by Dr Joâo Paulo dos Reis Veloso, Brazilian Minster of Planning and Coordination. US financial aid for Latin America. Draft Final Report of the 8th Special Meeting of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council at the Ministerial level, (English version), 6 February 1970. Removal or substantial reduction of tariff and non-tariff barriers. External Financing and Foreign Private Investment in Latin America. Co-operation on Scientific and Technical Development. Report of the General Committee and Resolutions Adopted and copies of Documents approved at the meeting. Address by Carlos Sanz de Santamaria, Chairman of the Latin-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress. He says that the people of Latin America are waiting for the positive action that President Nixon promised. Requirements for External Financing for the Development of Brazil (151 page report). Resumption of economic relations with Cuba. Economies of Caribbean countries. Weekly Newsletter of the Alliance for Progress, 26 January 1970. News-cuttings on 'Uncle Sam's New Latin image' and policies of President Nixon in Latin America. Minutes and other notes made by British officials.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region South America
Countries Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States, United Kingdom
Places Africa; Alaska; Argentina; Asia; Australia; Barbados; Belgium; Bolivia; Brazil; Britain; Bulgaria; Canada; Caribbean; Ceylon; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Czechoslovakia; Denmark; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; Europe; Fiji; France; Geneva; Germany; Greece; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Latin America; Lima; Mexico; Middle East; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Northern Ireland; Norway; Pakistan; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Poland; Romania; Spain; Trinidad and Tobago; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States of America; Uruguay; Venezuela; Vietnam; Western Hemisphere; Yugoslavia
People Caldera, Rafael; Mao Zedong; Nixon, Richard M; Rockefeller, Nelson; Santamaria, Carlos Sanz de; Stewart, Michael; Velasco, José Maria; Veloso, Joâo Paulo dos Reis
Topics Agriculture; Aid; Arab; Atomic Energy Commission; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; CIA (Central Intelligence Agency); Common Market; Congress; Department of State; Draft; Economic policy; Economy; Education; Energy; European Economic Community; Exports; Free trade; Health; Inflation; International Economic Relations; International Monetary Fund; Irish Republican Army (IRA); Japanese; Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA); Levies; Oil; organisation; Organisation of American States; Payments; Price controls; Recession; Shipping; Special Committee on Latin American Co-ordination (CECLA); Tariffs; Taxation; Taxes; Terrorism; Textiles; The Nine; Trade; Trade policy; Trade unions; Treasury; Unemployment; United Nations; United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Wages; Welfare; withdrawal
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