'This cartoon, "His Neighborly Suggestion," drawn by J.S. Pughe, appeared on the cover of Puck magazine March 25, 1903. It was one of many such depictions of U.S.-Latin American relations in the period, which tended to present growing U.S. power in the region in a positive light, while relying on and helping to disseminate demeaning stereotypes about Latin America. The caption reads "Now, young man, which I'm digging here [in Panama], I'd like a long period of depression in the Revolution business." '
"Latin American Studies and United States Foreign Policy" by Jesse Hoffneng-Garskof. International Institute Journal 2.1 (Fall 2012).
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