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Title: Carta Abierta
Creator: Aaron, J.M.
Publication Info: London : Imprenta de Wertheimer, Lea y Cia, 1910.
Physical Details: 21 4/10 x 8/10 cm
Physical Condition: Loose pages, but fair.

Summary: A letter from J. M. Aaron to Colombian journalists warning them about the potential threat that Theodore Roosevelt poses for the Colombian economy if he returns to the White House in 1912.
Historical Notes: As a result of the separation of Panama from Colombia under the auspices of the United States government, foreign relations between Colombia and the U. S. froze for some years. Nonetheless, North-American economic interests in the area remained important. This letter was written in the middle of this context of tension between the two nations. U. S. - Colombian foreign relations would not normalize until 1922, when bouth countries signed the Urrutia-Thomson treaty, by which the U. S. government agreed to pay 25 million dollars to Colombia in compensation for the loss of Panama. (see for example: Michael LaRosa and Germán Mejía, Colombia: a Concise Contemporary History. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2012, pp. 198-202)
Donor Notes: Aaron warns leading Colombian journalists of the danger he saw in Theodore Roosevelt returning to the White House in 1912. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Colombia -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Colombia

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: J. León Helguera
Collection: Helguera Colombiana Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00752
Record Number: 504
Islandora ID: islandora:80761