LATIN AMERICA

Created: 6/4/1954

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LATIN AMERICA

Guatemalan Royernaient claims discovery of new plot: une Guatemalan interior ministeracDor.ald announced to the press that authorities hadthe "best-oreanized" plot ever hatched against the government. He refused to supply details, saying that the investigation was still in progress. He said that the plot was superior in equipment and technique to any others, and that those so far arrested were "only the vanguard oX forces abroad." uateTOla,une;Y

Comn-.ent: Anouncemer.ts of the discovery of two previousn3 and Januarywere followed by Guatemalan allegations that neighboring governments, private American investors, and forner American officials wereOn these occasions, and again onay, thegovernment threatened to appeal to the Uil Security Council il "the attacks against Guatemala" continued.

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reports have suggested that an appeal to the Jill night be supported by nanulacturad "evidence" of United Fruit Company or American government participationlot against the Arbsnz administration. (ssbj1et)

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