033.3211 Aranha, Oswaldo/10: Telegram

The Chargé in Brazil (Scotten) to the Secretary of State

16. For the Under Secretary. Your 12, January 16, 8 p.m. Aranha is highly pleased with the suggested agenda which he feels covers all matters to be discussed with the exception of immigration. He [Page 351]explained that the question of Japanese and other immigration into Brazil is a subject of mutual interest and he desires during the discussions to ascertain our views …

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He is planning to proceed on the Nieuw Amsterdam and his present plans are to take with him Joao Carlos Muniz, the chief of his Cabinet, and Sergio lima E. Silva, a diplomatic secretary, who is a member of his staff.

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