March 13, 1962 - President John F. Kennedy at the first Anniversary of the Alliance for Progress
President John F. Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress
President Kennedy's Tour Of Latin America (1961)
In order to establish some sort of economic cooperation between the US and Latin America, Kennedy initiated and promoted the Alliance for Progress. JFK proposed a ten-year plan, aimed at economic and social development, land reforms and the establishment of democratic governments. Economic aid to Latin America nearly tripled.
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