MOSCOW AND LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNIST FRONT ORGANIZATION PROPAGANDA ON GUATEMALA

Created: 5/26/1954

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and Latin iswrriean Caocuniat front organisation propaganda on OulauU altuatlon.

hereto la an FBIS report ondio to Latin laerica (in "ortuguose)elievebe of Interest to Hr. Holland and possibly to the Secretary. It shows Just how prepared and ready the international ComutiEt organisation hss been to Juap into sotion "in defense of Quatcnala." Tour attention ia particularly lnrlted to ths tlsdng here. Already hy Hayhere ftad beeneither actual or national oasnlttees ln Uruguay, Colonbia, rcuador, Coata Hloe, Maxloo, Boliviaasllcoavaltteas calling theseelvse "Friend* of Owateiula" and the like, which have allegedly leaned etatamente and denunciation* of the United States snc wnico have been picked up snd reported back torioa by itadio xoecou. Ths coordination snd artificial "spontaneity" of all tola business ls ths aoat obTioos svldenee of its aocmon direction. This nsterlal gives added point toeretory'eat Caracas concerning the significance sod aethods of operation of the International Coauxmlet organisation. IceIdon tally, it should also serve to pot the finger onumber of Cooeamists in tha several Latin faarlcaa states.

Also attached is another FBIS pises, nonitoring thsvist Hone Servics on Hay 2L, which is of son* interest In the ssa* general connection.

I have requestedtoe several Latin Arcrican countries concerned give epsclaiiy added attention to ths Identification of Individuals connected witn the so-called "friends Of Guatemala" coraslttees, snd to obtain and report to OS urgently such other Information asn get about the dates and dram stances of origin of such ooramitteee. have, of course, teen followinK these dsvelopweots and haveattern of this kind of activity heretofore, for example, ae ofctoberh* wrappings

tekanrand newCultural Institute in Rio ae Janeiro. Tbia wss considered toifibly auspicious and entirely artificial arcsolsstioe at tbat tlaa, ln view of the fact that there ere wary few Guatemalans In ;tuU who would bave any reason to be Interestedona fids cultural organisation, and there Is bo little exebenpe of products, cultural or otherwise,tha two countries. The conclusion which we draw in that the Cooxunlsts hove bean readying this aasElvaaecbanleaiong tine so as to have ths capability of spontaneous and coordinated attacks of the sort which we see here. Tnis is, of course, not tho only use, but clearly it ia one.

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IN PORTUGUESE TO LATIN2

(ANONYMOUS COMMENTARY ENTITLED! "LATIN AMERICAN PUBLIC OFINION SUPPORTS GUATEMAL'S INDEPENDENCE")

(SUMMARY) THE UNITED STATES HAS LATELY INCREASED ITS ATTACKS AGAINST GUATEMALA AND ITS GOVERNMENT. REPRESENTATIVES OF THE U. S. STATE DEPARTMENT, SENATORS,RNALI3TS HAVE MADE PUBLIC STATEMENTS OVER TiiP. RADIO AKT> IN THE PRESS "CALLING OPEHLT POR INTERVENTION IN GUATEMALA."

THESE. INTERVENTIONIST PLANS" ARE CONDEMNED BY THE PTOPLES OF LATIN AMERICA. MEETINGS AND DEMONSTRATIOSS IN SUPPORT OF THE GUATEMALAN PEOPLE ARE BEING HELD IN KANT CITIES AND TOWNS OP LATIN AMERICA,

ACCORDING TO TIE CiULF.AN PAPER "ELARGE DEMONSTRATION IN DEFENSE OP GUATEMAL'S SOVEREIGNTY WAS liPXD RECENTLY IN SANTIAGO. KFHAT03S, lEPUTIES, THADE UNlilN LEADERS, AND 'iEPHESEKTATIVES OF STUDENTS* ORGANIZATIONS SPOKE AT THIS GATHERINO. THE LFA2KR Of TIE SOCIALISTARTYILE, FERN AN TOROPOSED THE CREATIONOVEMENT IN LATIN AMERICA TO "PIOHT AGAINST THE AIMS Of. IMPERIALISTS IN GUATEMALA AND LATINA AMERICAN."

IK URUGUAY, "OLOMBIA, ECUADOR, COSTA RICA, MEXICO, AND BOLIVIA "FRTPNrs OF GUATEMALA" COMMITTEESEN CREATED. APPEALING TOXIVIAN PEOPLF, THE "FRIENDE Or GUATEMALA" COMMITTEE OF POLTVIA ASKED THEMff WITH THE OTHER FEOFLBS OF LATIN AMERICA IN FXPIESSTHO T'-'KIfiTOWARD THE UOATFMALAN PEOPLE.

AF BRAZILIAN "JURISTS" AND COST* RICAN WRITERS AND INTELLECTUALS HAVE "CONDEMNED. INTERVENTIONIST POLICT TOWARD GUATEMALA."

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