840.48 Refugees/2543: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil ( Caffery ) to the Secretary of State

331. For the Under Secretary. Department’s telegram No. 166, April 3, 6 p.m. Aranha says that after much consideration he has come to the conclusion that it would be unwise to send European refugees to the Amazon region. “They would never remain there,” said he, “and we would have endless difficulties with them.”