PLANS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF URUGUAY (PCU) TO ATTACK UNTIED STATES PROPERTY

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I. ON6EETING OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE Of THE COMMUNIST YOUTH ORGANIZATION (UJC) OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF URUGUAYLAN TO INITIATE ATTACKS AGAINST UNITED STATES PROPERTY IN URUGUAY WAS DISCUSSED. IT WAS AGREED THAT THE UJC WOULD STIMULATE THE FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS OF URUGUAY (FEUU) TO PARTICIPATE IN ATTACKS ONND6 AIMED MAINLY AT UNITED STATES COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES. THE IMMEDIATE PURPOSE OF THE ATTACKS WAS TO PROVOKE PUBLIC PROTESTS AGAINST CONDITIONS ATTACHED BY THE VISITING

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LOANS TO URUGUAY. THE LONGER RANGE PURPOSE OF THE ATTACKS, ACCOROING TO UJC OFFICERS,WAS TO DESTROY THE IMAGE OF THE IMF IN URUGUAY BY MAKING IT APPEAR TOOOL OF UNITED STATES "IMPERIALISM*'.

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UJC LEADERSLAN TO HAVE FEUU PROVIDE THE HARD. CORE OF STREET DEMONSTRATOR; AT THE SAME TIME EVERY EFFORT WAS TO BE MADE TO STIMULATE OTHER YOUNG PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE. IT WAS ORDERED THAT THE DAMAGE BE RESTRICTED TO THAT CAUSED BY STONE"THROWING. INCENDIARY AND EXPLOSIVE DEVICES WERE SPECIFICALLY EXCLUDED. SECURITY MEASURES ADOPTED BY THE UJC INCLUDED ASSEMBLING GROUPS OF DEMONSTRATORS IN THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS AND REFUSING TO ISSUE SPECIFIC ORDERS UNTIL EACH GROUP IS IN THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF ITS TARGET, AT WHICH TIME EACH GROUP LEADER WILL ISSUE ORDERS AND DISTRIBUTE PLACARDS ATTACKING THE IMF AND UNITED STATES "FINANCIAL IMPERIALISM".

OMMENT! OVERALL DIRECTION OF DEMONSTRATIONS IS TO BE ACHIEVEDROUP OF UJC LEADERS OPERATING OUT OF PLAZA LIBERTAD, ONE OF THE MOST CENTRALLY LOCATED SQUARES IN THE CITY OF MONTEVIDEO. ON THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE OPERATION,LEADERS WERE SURPRISED BY THE FACT THAT FEW POLICE WERE SEEN ANYWHERE. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER OR NOT OFFICIAL

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UNITED STATES INSTALLATIONS WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE ATTACKS.)

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DAILY, RAN FRONT PAGE PICTURES OF DAMAGE INFLICTED ON THE

PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWYS OFFICES, AS WELL AS OF DEMONSTRATORS

IN ACTION. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHAT OTHER DAMAGE, IF ANY, WAS

DONE DURING THE NilGHT OFANUARY. THE ATTACKS MAY CONTINUE

BEYONDANUARY.)

STATE, DAO, CINCSO, CINCLANT.

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