OPERATIONA INFORMATION - ASSOCIATES OF PRESIDENT ARBENZ

Created: 2/23/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEWELEASE AS SANITIZED

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Operational "iifornation

AssociatesFESZ

1. ecent luncheonWhose Mother is

related to the wifo of President APilElZ, iiade tne ioiiowing obseivations concerning the private secretary of lira,

private secretary of ;'rs. AafEilZ. is one of theCommunists associated wiih the Presidential fanily;

secretary is in close daily contact with Krs. ASBEiE

and indoctrinates her with Comunist Instructions and ideology;

secretary has also acted as personal liason betweenhouse andanking Guatemalan Comiunists. manner Corotunists can circumvent lower Guatemalanofficials and obtain direct access to the

other,have leftist tendencies, called tnis secretary tci:hen theasntourage oCisit toC one. C d judged thea very dangerous Corariunis'c and attempted to discreditthe eyes of Mrs. AifflEi.Y; and

Jstated the secretary isuvat acgreethe favorablevon Oosnr.tr.istsll as the leftist tenancies displayed byand Unfortunately, her naj:ic cannot be recalled by L A

?. t expressed his persona; opinion of President kXXZ'Z as follows!

A. AiC&:iZ would not accept assistance "row any froup which proposed to rei'tovc Coisajnists as ho considersonest and devoted civil servants in 3iv::tfiwala;

c^ oppouod U. wealthy land owners asf^QlM-Hn club who bold Soanlah Conquista-uoreu as tboirfathers;

is still under control of the Amy and Government, and,

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UGENE, ifcOi currently unwilling to tan against Coawuniato

i JuvoiTBinv, aiia, if he

so downed, could single handily lead the Army against any croup which invoked his wrath j

stated 'resident and Krs. Aasa2 constantly invito Ma

MMpolities? St,Uon fra. tho

emit of service in OQTjS innd

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