This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, S. Everett Gleason, assisted by Fredrick Aandahl.
The compilations on Mexico, the republics of Central America, and the Caribbean were the work of Velma Hastings Cassidy. Former staff member Almon H. Wright compiled the documentation on the individual nations of the South American continent. The general compilations relating to the Latin American states as a regional group were the joint work of Mr. Wright and Mrs. Cassidy.
The technical editing of the volume was the responsibility of the Publishing and Reproduction Services Division, Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief.
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