800.8830 Brazil/241: Telegram

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

2874. For Rockefeller,57 McClintock and Rovensky58 from Friele.59 Foodstuffs shortage Bahia and other northeastern ports creating critical situation for whole propaganda position, since blame being placed Americans. Food Production Division contributing splendidly but time factor makes shipping problem extremely important for immediate future. Embassy detailed situation in telegram 2769 of June 7, 7 p.m. We strongly urge you lend every possible immediate support those recommendations. [Friele.]

  1. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.
  2. John C. McClintock and Joseph C. Rovensky, Assistant Coordinators of Inter-American Affairs.
  3. Berent Friele, Representative of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in Brazil.