CABLE FROM LINCOLN REPORTING NEWSCAST FROM GUATAMALA CITY RADIO REPORTING CGTG

Created: 5/7/1954

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I- GUAT CITY RADIO TODAY,5 GMT. BROADCAST STATEMENT GENERAL FEDERATION GUATEMALAN WORKERS, CGTG- ASKING GUAT GOVT ACCEPT MOSCOW INVITATION FOR TRADE COWF. CGTG CONSIDERS TRADE WITH SOVIET OR&IT KILL PRODUCE LARGE PROFITS FOR GUAT. THISil.-ESAY RE MOSCOW PLANS LATIN AMERICAN TRADE CONF.

2. STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU GIVE ABOVE EMPHATIC PLAY ALL SUITABLE OUTLET?., TRT ALSO ELICITING INDEPENDENT COMMENT FROM BUSINESS CIRCLES- ECONOMISTSs OPPOSITIONAL DEPUTIES PARLIAMENTfl OTHERS*

V, INTERPRET ABOVE AS FIRST STEP TOWARDS MAKING GUAT ECONOMIC SATELLITE SOVIET UNION. REFER TO SAD EXPERIENCES OTHER SATELLITESONE SIDEDN TRADE. PREDICT RUSSIAN PAYMENTS IN ROUBLES WORTHLESS TO GUAT. BARTER DEALS LIKELY WITH RUSSIA GIVING OBSOLETE iP.MS, TARS*NT FOR GUAT COFFEE. FORECAST QUETZAL TO BE PEGGED

ROUBLE- SUA" ECONOMY TQ BE TRANSFORMED 70 SUIT RUSSIAN NEEDSs

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CITING EXAMPLES EUROPEAN SATELLITES. CHALLENGE CGTG TO DENY ITS PLANS TO INTRODUCE SOVIET LABOR CODE, INCLUDING FORCEDNO COMPULSORY JOB ASS tGNI^NTS.

k- LINC CONSIDERS NEWSAPPY COINCIDENCE WITH PREVIOUSLY WADE PLANS RAPIDLY RISING PROPAGNADA CAMPAIGN ON ECONOMIC ISSUES. REQUEST THEREFORE YOU GiVE THIS YOUR FULL ATTENTION.

5. KEEP US ADVISED ON PROGRESS. POUCH ALL RELEVANT CLIPPINGS TO LINC, DIR..

d. FOR DIR: REQUEST YOU RELAY ABOVE LINC

AREA FOR SUITABLE PU6LICITY USING SIMILAR THEWE GUIDANCE.

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