BOLIVIA: ANTI-US PLOTTING

Created: 6/12/1982

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BOLIVIA: Anti-US Plotting

Coup plana by extreme rightwing plotters mayassault on the US embassy ditd tin1 capture orAmbassador, the group

is led by Colonelajor narcotics trafficker and former. Lienor Minister in the Garcia Heza regime. JH

, The plotters resent US pressure on Bolivia for an effective antinarcotics program. They alsofear that, under either President Torrelio'sor any future democratically elected regime, they might be prosecuted Cor drug-related offenses. There Is no indication( however, that the group commands themilitary support touccessful coup. Moreover, the. government ia aware of their plans.

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