This book presents articles on Latin America that appeared in foreign policy in the 1970s. It points out that U.S. international domination rested on U.S. command of strategic nuclear weaponry; the role of the dollar; and U.S. control through firms of the world's fuel supplies of oil and uranium.
1. Waking from the Pan-American Dream 2. Chile: No 3. The Challenge of Venezuelan Oil 4. Cuba: Time For A Change 5. Panama Paralysis 6. Atoms for Brazil, Dangers for All 7. Kennedy and the Cuban Connection 8. South America Looks at Detente (Skeptically) 9. Brazil: The End of a Beautiful Relationship 10. Mexico's Opportunity: The Oil Boom 11. Panama Treaty Trap 12. Latin America: A Not-So-Special Relationship 13. Puerto Rico: Out of the Colonial Closet 14. Dateline Nicaragua: The End of the Affair 15. Dateline Peru: A Sagging Revolution 16. Central American Paralysis