PCCH CONCERN THAT ARREST OF COMMUNIST LEAGUE MEMBERS PRESAGES OFFENSIVE AGAINST

Created: 12/6/1977

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that chilean security forces have'uncovered information onP the remaining arhed action cells OF comhumst youth organizations (jjcc). commonlya3 the communistuni3ta"), and ARE planning to tie them in mtm other extremist elehents within chile toek offensive against TmE PCCh. m Bco 'onovember the PRESS

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the arrest by the security servicesive individuals identified as extremists of the communist lcauce belongingroup leo by victor humbcrto p i rofessor of mathematicsi school. hmo has also been arrested. the securitt services announced that although this group appeareo to bc acting independently froh other extremist groups. thet mere investigating its possible links hith the pcch. the security services claimed that this croup appears to be the best organized and equisped group oiscoverfo su par. tme securitt services saio thsy here also investigating THF. possible links of this group with horacio hey identified as tmc present leaser of ThF movement of

the revolutionary left (mir)*)

pizarroormer jjcc leader importance "ho had norkcd directly nith jjcc n I 1 l and marcclo concha. until or meibel and concha '6. mao then dropped out of-the axtive ranks of fcch

rhed action cell

operating out of the montessori school and it is vert likely that pizarro mas leading iii

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the pcch political commission to investigate tmc matter

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THOROUGHLY TO DETERMINE. IF POSSIBLE. TO WHAT EXTENT ThE SECURITY SERVICES HAVE PENETRATED YME STRUCTURE OF THE ARMED ACTION CELLS. IN THE MEANTIME PCCh LEADERS ARE GOING ABOUT THEIR NORMAL PERSONAL ROUTINE BUT ARE CONDUCTING PARTY BUSINESS IN AN EXTREMELY REDUCED AND CAUTIOUS MANNER. AT THE SAME TIME THEY ARE CONCERNED THAT PI2ARRO MIGHT IDENTIFY JUAN CARLOS

CALDERDN. CURRENT LEADER OF THE JJCC. Wl TH HHOM

PIZARBQ ALSO WORKED IN TME PAST.

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FORMED DURING THE PERIO0 OF POPULAR UNITY PRIMARILY AS I CPENSE UNITS1 FOLLOWING THE COUP D'ETAT YMEY HERE OISBANOED SINCE THE PCCH SAN ITS PURPOSES BEST SERVED BYOR PROFILE AND PRESENTING ITSELFQN-VIOLCNT ORGANIZATION. UNTIL HIS DEPARTURE FROH CHILEORGE I BECKER. PCCH CENTRAL COHMITTEE MEMBER. HAS CHARGED WITH THE SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF THE ARMED ACTION UNITS. WITH THE INTENTION OP PREVENTING THESE UNITS FROM CARRYING OUT ANY ACTIONS WHICH MIGHT*BE PREJUDICIAL TO THE

OVERALL PLAN OF THE PCCH WITHIN CHILE. FOLLOWING THE DEPARTURE OP INSUNZA. CONTROL HAS PLACED IN THE HANDS OF MARCELO CONCHA.

THE LINE OF THE REVOLOTIONARY FRONT (PR) OR POPULAR RESISTANCF (RP), COMPOSED OF ELEMENTS OF THE SOCIALIST PARTY NATIONAL REGIONAL COORDINATOR (CNR). THE *IR. THE UNITEO POPULAR ACTION

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MAROTTA *AS. DURINGA PS YOUTH LEADER OF THE ElTREME LEFT

COOPERATED HiTH THE MIR ANO STYLED HIMSELF AS AN EXPLOSIVES EXPERT.E MAS PARTROUPOR THROWING NOISE BOMBS. ATTER THE COUP D'ETAT. HE HAS INCARCERATED IN THE NATIONAL STADIUM BUT PAS RELbASEO UNCONDITIONALLY AFTER ADAYS AS "ERE MANY LOR-LEVEL LEFTIST IN0IVI0UAL3. SINCE HE HAS NOT BEEN SEEN ANO IT IS HlDE.LV SUSPECTED IN LEFTIST CIRCLES THAT HE LEFT THE COUNTRT AND HAS.ARRESTED ATTEMPTING TO RETURN TO CHILE. HAROTTA IS A GANIZEO INDIVIDUAL MHO DEFINITELY DOES NOT HAVE TME QUALITIESEADER BUT HE -COULO POSSIBLY BE INVOLVED IN BOMBING ACTIVITY.)

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6. BELIEF AMONG LEFTISTS IS THAT THE SECURITY SERVICES HAVE UNCOVERED SOME OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE PCCH AND THE MIR ANO ARE PREPARING THE NAT FOR THOROUGHLY ERRAOICATINC THE LEFT BY COMBINING INFORMATION ON DIVERSE CROUPS TO MAKE THE LEFT LOOK LARGER AND MORE ORGANIZED -THAN IT PEELLY IS.

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