ACTION AGAINST THE GENERAL LABOR CONFEDERATION OF GUATEMALA

Created: 1/19/1954

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KEBORAHDOV FOR

CHIEF,

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against tho General Ubor Confederation of Guatemala

will confirm our today's conference during which Ia rough copy of the following UP Item which appeared in theHerald Tribune ofut

"ffnatemalanaLatin Fact Omtemala City, JanUP)

The national convention of the pro-Oovernmont party of Guatemalan Revolutionesolution today proilitary aid pact concluded between the United States and Nicaragua. The resolution deacribed the pact aa 'Imperialist penetration of Central Acerica.'

At the same time, the Commniat-led General Labor Confederation and National Peasants Confederation protested the charge made by Alexander Wiley, chairman of tha United States Foreign Relatione Committee, that Guatemalaom-nuniet bridgehead in Latin America."

Ae you know,nd Chief, WH are anxious to see some action taken against the resolution of the General Labor Confederation mentioned ln tho above news item. We are endeavoring to get hold of the record covering Sen. Wiley's statements for your guidance. hould thank you to go ahead with your plans concerning appropriate reaction against the Guatemala protests on the part of both American andlabor leaders at the forthcoming AFeeting in Uia=d.

Any plan you could devise to hit hard at the Comwuniet-doB&nated, anti-Amsrican labor organisations in Guatemala will be most welcome at thla particular time in connection with an over-all psywar campaignbeing directed against Ouatenala. ould appreciate it very much if you would deal direotly with ne and/or Chief, WH in this respect, and

I wish to thank you for your prompt cooperation relative to the above.

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HANS V. TOFTS Chief, PP/Opa

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