A committee meeting during the 10th International Conference of American States (aka Pan-American Conference, or Decima Conferencia Interamicana) in Caracas, Venezuela, March, 1954. A delegate speaking from a podium. Other speakers seated behind at a long table. Views of delegates in the audience. Translators in booths behind main speakers table. Signs above translators booths indicate the channels for Spanish and English, reading, respectively: "Espanol-3," and "English-5." Attendees wear individual identification tags, and use headsets. Some remove their headsets when they are readily able to understand the speaker's language. Delegates applauding a speaker. View of some interior features of the meeting hall. A fully lit chandelier and curtained archway,behind speakers table, with banner reading 10th annual assembly, in Spanish and English. The center of the banner displays a circle enclosing image of North, Central, and South America. Elegant buildings along a beach road, with sand beach in foreground, and hills in the background. Exterior of the hotel in which the conference is being held. Broader view of committee meeting room in the hotel, with delegates seated. Stenographers writing notes at table below speakers. Scene shifts to a reception line in the hotel, at which delegates are greeted, individually, by a Venezuelan official (probably Dr. Aureliano Otanez,Venezuelan Minister for Foreign Relations). Scene shifts again to the meeting room where some delegates are seen closeup.
Equestrian statue of Simon Bolívar in Parque Bolivar,Caracas,Venezuela. Fidel Castro is mobbed by enthusiastic well wishers as he deplanes in Caracas, Venezuela. Before an audience of ten thousand people, at Caracas University, Fidel Castro receives a diploma from a Venezuelan student, in recognition of his "courageous struggle."
The OAS (Organization of American States) condemns Cuban aggression. Views of the Organization of American States building in Washington DC with officials entering. Interior of the building, an official meeting of OAS. Ambassador from Venezuela speaks. Views of different guns and ammunition. A huge stash of weapons were found on Macomba Beach. These were proven to be Cuban by the manufacturers' identification marks. Cuba had plotted to attack Venezuela but was foiled. The young man who found the weapons is shown showing the police where they were. Images in Venezuela during the investigation of the issue known as "Plan Caracas". Also shown is the Venezuelan Independence Monument in Caracas.
The Tenth Inter American Conference in Carasas, Venezuela. Guetamalan Foreign Minister Guillermo Toriello speaks into a microphone and warns against interference in internal affairs. People at the conference listen. U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles addresses the conference and urges to put a united front to prevent Red infiltration.
People and buildings in the city of Caracas in Venezuela. View of the houses in the city of Caracas. Trees in the foreground. People walk towards the Municipal Theater. The exteriors of the Municipal Theater. People walk on the streets. People in front of shops. A man sharpens a knife. A man in an open fruit market of San Jacinto. The statue of Simon Bolivar. Vehicles parked outside the Central University of Venezuela. People walk in front of the University
The Venezuelan citizens in Caracas and La Guaira in Venezuela. Caracas : Rurales ride horses. Women walk on a sidewalk. A girl sits on a widow of a house. Riders ride horses on a horse race track. Spectators cheer. Mountains in the background. The spectators on stands. Women walk out after the race. La Guaira : A boat on a river. The Andes mountain range in the background.