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Created: 4/24/1954

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NEWSPAPER DIARIONAt CARRIED STORY MORNINGPRIL THAT COSTA RICAN OOVT HAS REPORT TROOPS BEING TRAINED ON FARMO SOMOZA LOCATED NEAR COSTA RtCAN BORDER, AND SPECULATES WHETHER TROOPS BEING TRAINED FOR ATTACK ON COSTA RICA OR WSBURNT.

20 NEWSPAPERS ALSO CARRIED RUMORS VENEZUELAN TROOPS IN CHIR1QUI PROVINCE PANAMA.

LOCAL SITUATION TENSE DUE RUMORS AND REPORTED VIOLATIONS BORDER BY NICARAOUAN AIRCRAFT. GOVT OFFICIALS ADMIT THEY ARE BADLY WORRIED,

PUBLICATIONPRIL DOCUMENT INVOLVING RODOLFO HERRERA PINTO COMMANDANT GUARDIA CIVIL IN NICARAOUAN REVOLUTION; STATEMENT BY NICARAGUA THAT IT WILL TAKE TWO OR THREE WEEKS PREPARE DOCUMENTATION FOR NEGOTIATIONS WITH COSTA RICA; AND THAT DEMAND WILL BE MADE FOR RESTITUTION AND PUNISHMENT COSTA RICAN OFFICIALS INVOLVED MAY HAVE SERIOUS POLITICAL REPERCUSSIONS.

ONPRIL FIGUERES ASKED SEE LOCAL ODACID CHIEF PRIOR

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DEPARTINGDER TO MEET REMON. FIGUERES ADMITTEDFRIGHTENED OF

RECENT TRIP GONZALO FACIO TO WSBURNT UNSUCCESSFUL

AND PROMISED NOT HAVE ANYTHINO MORE TO DO WITH WSBURNT.

6- ODACID CHIEF REQUESTS INFOE PASSED ODACID

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