File No. 763.72119/568

The Ambassador in Argentina ( Stimson) to the Secretary of State


Your April 19, 5 p.m. The proposed congress of American nations to be called upon the initiative of Argentina to meet at Buenos Aires was first called peace congress (see my February 27, 11 a.m., and March 3, 11 a.m.1), then called only a commercial congress (see my March 3, noon,2 your March 14, 6 p.m., my March 16, 6 p.m., and my April 16, noon3), and now called officially Congress of the Nations of America (see my April 17, 1 p.m.4). All of these telegrams refer to the same subject.

The idea has been accepted so far by Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay, and Peru but the invitations are not yet issued.

  1. Ante, pp. 235, 236.
  2. Not printed.
  3. Ante, pp. 240, 241, 256.
  4. Ante, p. 257.