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Was the period after 1944 economically better for Central America?

Which country had the greatest industrial growth in the decade after WWII?

What did Juan Jose Arevalo do once he became president of Guatemala in 1946? What happened once he addressed land reform?

Passage from book… “ One of the… accomplishments of Armas’s (president after Arevalo) presidency was <that> in exchange for restoring lands lost to the reform, the Guatemalan Government imposed a 30 % tax on United Fruit Company profits….,and even though transfer prices made such calculations easily manipulated, it was much more tax than the company had ever had to pay…”

In Costa Rica, what happened when the ambitious reforms of the Calderon administration were finally opposed by the Social Democratic Party under Jose Figueres?

How did the US react to this?

Note: Galvez in Honduras began a program to diversify economy to enhance independence from the fruit companies.

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