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On Januaryrofessor Cesar de Leon Propagandathe (Communist) People's Pa rty and Presidet,fof theCommittee, reportedly cabled Panamaniande Bello in Prague, Czechoslovakia, directing hi-the Word Peace Council of the arrest in Pa noma ofPanamanian Communist Just returned frod the Wroldin Vienna. De Bello was also advised not toPa name vith recordings, pictures,-and otheranCI)

Vicente Lombardo Toledsno traveled froa Brussels to Prague.

During Dec.largeof South Americans, speaking fluent Spanish but seemingly of European Descent, transittedn route from Prague to Lati- America. Most possessed passports from Venequela, Picaragua,Guatemala,ew from Mexico, entrance and exit visass-'from Czecho were not stamped or passport'pages but on separatee-inserts, loselyncident unexplained. However, Prague-'is center of international front organizations. Possible, but' considering time and route, that these were delegates retumlnR from Vienna Peace Conference.

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Soviets hove set up an orgsnlsatio- in Prague to initiate strikesta cks o- the Latin America" economy, with the assistance of Communist Parties in the various countries.

Emesto Beltran FABREGA, Panamanian Minister in Uruguay, in

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The Latin American policlcal commission was organized earlyependency of the Corn!nform, with headquarters in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Pablo *eruda, Chilean Senator and poet qnd Jorge Amado, Brazilian Communist writer, who were then in Prague, were instrumentalits formatio-.

After Reruda and Amado left Prague to return to theircountries. Professor Jan Mukaraovski, of the Charles University i- Prague, assumed direction of the political commission. The commission is -ow comi-osed of three members: Mukarovski, Gorgiopaniard who went to Russiahen he was ten years old, andovietpanish speaking professor of theversity. Mukaroviski Is advisedroup of young Spaniards who have resided behind the Iron Curtain the end of the Spanish Civil War, and who have been educated in "the Marxist-Soviet system.

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eremic engineer, studied his profession i-ecame an active Communist there. It Was pointed out that he would have some professional acquaintancesd that he wight be able to assist i- the establishment of clandestine croupsould operate in Spain.

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Jorgecuadorean Coamiunist student leaderbroad i-3 from further traini-g} Floree, member of EXec. Committee of PCE and" representative in Ecuador of IDS. Latter oddreased to Arellano atragueSR. See,ased on.

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Major Alfonso MARTINEZ, Former preside-tial secreatary to Pr=sident Jaco ARBEMZ of Guatemala, and Chief of the National Agraria- Department, returned to Zurich from Pragueeisaepa rate paper not stamped In Ms assport. When Questio-ed, he said he was planning to spend ten days i- Bern, where he could be reached at the Guatemalan Legaion.,3

BOLIVIA" STUDBCT TO CO TO PRAGUE.

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The Communist led Pedracion Oniversitaria Local (FUL) of La Paz, Bolivia, has selected Andresolivian Coesaie stude-t,ree trip' to Prague, CSR, where he will receive long-term"reatment Under the joint auspices of theon Intemacional de Estudiantes (UIE) and the San Andres University cf La Tot. This arrangement was madeecent visit to La Paz of Francisco COSTA "ETTO, Latin American UIE representative from Rioa DeEREDIA had difficulty raising-eadersrague sent cable4 se-ding funds for Ms travel costs.

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