MEXICO CITY SITREP (DELETED)

Created: 8/31/1968

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ACCORDING TO PRESS ACCOUNTS OFUGUST

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THERE WERE NO SIGNIFICANT STIDEIT PISTlflBANCES ONU2UST AND THE CRISIS CF PRECEDING DAYS APPEARED TO HAVE ABATED SOMEWHAT. THE STUDEBT BAI IONAL STRIKE COUNCIL (CtH) HAS ORDERED THE STRIKZ COnPIITTEES OF THE TO SCHOOLS INVOLVED NOT TO CARRY OUT ANY ACT AGAINST THE GOVERNHENTEPISH9ER. 7I'Z DECISION VAS TAKEN ATESSION HELD AT THE ZACATENCO UNIT OF THE NATIONAL POLYTECHNIC INST IT Iff!: IIPH) OBUGUST. HOVEVDtTHERE VAS PENT IOH

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a possible demonstrat ion is the eocalo AT aue after the delivery of the presidentor the present the studerts are to avoid corpsottat ims vith the federal troops aid other large disorders but are to participate in light ring rallies staged by politicalbrigades- THSDlFTHOUT the citthe crh is pursuing tt3 goalseaceful, publicdialogue" vith

govern-ient authoritiesolution to its six-point pet it ion*

ir addj, the crh. vhichto HAVE lost some of ITS AGGRESSIVE. ness, AGREEDthe students should COVER up WALL paintings, CLEAR the streets and schoxs, a* assist during the olympic gamesleaning the streets every day and offering interpreter, poster, and chauffeur services.)

either the crh nor the "student move sent"fficial plans to take any action on THE occasio" CF the eptember PNISI-

dzrtialor owingepetencz celebration on

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SEPTEMBER, ALTHOUGH THE latte3 NAY DEPEND ON INTERVENING EVERTS. AT-.PRESENT. HOST STUDENTS HAVE SEEN FRIGHTENED AVAY BY ARHY ACT ION. ff IS-POSSIBLE THAT SOHE ISOLATED STUDENT GROUPS MAY ATTEMPT TO DISRJJPT THEBUT THESE VOULD BE INDIVIDUAL ACT IOSJS NOT

CENTRALLY DIRECTED by THE CMH. AMONG THESEROOPshe

sp*artacus conn wist league clce> which is reportedly definitely

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planning TOisturbance ob 1luis gonzalez DE alba, president OF THE STUDENTS' societt of THE faculty OF PHILOSOPHY AtO letters OF TKE national AUTOIOHOUS university OF mexico esRECT THE CNH. OTHER KNOWN AGITATORS FROM UNAn AREuevara NIEBLA, OF THE faculty of sciences; roper gonzalez HEDSANO, PRESIDEffT of tjc stidests' society of tke faculty of political SCIENCEt AND JESUS rodriguez,O, and ignacio rodriguez, ALL OF THE LAV faculty. THE CNH HAS been crippled BY THE LACK OF supporters folloving THE ARMY action. ONugust THERETOREtudents on THES, i) the CNH is NOVROUP OF aboutT HOUT ANY BASE Of supporters. MOST OF THE action in THE ST id CNT movement cent ire

AROUND THE IPN.

the cnh IS now DIVIDED tAjORup of moderates

HALL GROUP OF RADICALS. VHTLE TKE RADICAL^ HAVE JO IP, ED THE

, "ODERATZS IB ROT ADVOCATINGEPTT.. CONTINUING PLANS FOR AGITATION *nj THEY SEE VHAT HAPPENS ON THAT

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DAY. SOME RADICALS HAVE BEEN STOCKING HOLOTOV COCKTAILS AW) HAVE BEE* BUYING WEAPONS PROP) STORES THROUGHOUT T.

LTHOUGH ITT ERRS ABD DOCTORS OF THE HEXICAB INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SECIFJUY <mSS> ARE TO HEET AGAIN OSUGUSTaCUSS

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SPITE OFTOKE" GESIIKES VHICH SUPPORT Of THEAUSE.I

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CONBDENT1AL.

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