ACTIONS OF PRESIDENT PAZ RELATIVE TO THE PRESENT CRISIS

Created: 10/27/1964

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l. PRESIDENT VICTRO PAZ ESTENSSORO, IN MEETING ONCTOBER

ROUP OF CLOSE ADVISERS, EXPRESSED HIMSELF AS

3 BUT ATION WITHTC- RECENT DISORDERS IN LA PAZ AND SEVERAL PROVINCIAL CITIES, PAZ PLANNr^ TO USE THE POLICE, THE MILITIA AND OTHER CIVILIAN FORCES, SUCH AS ARMED CAMPESINOS, TO COPE WITH THE SITUATION, AND TO USE MILITARY FORCES ONLYAST RESORT.

ESULT OF THIS MEETING WITH HIS ADVISER, PAZ DECIDED UPON THE FOLLOWING COURSES OF ACTION:

A. TO MOBILIZE THE MOV1MIENTO REVOLUCIONARIO NACIONALI STA

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government party).

b. to have the minister of government issue an appropriate statement to the press.

OMMENT: THIS WAS DONE ONCTOBER.)

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PLACE THE MILITIATATE CF

PREPARE MNR FOLLOWERS TOOUNTERSTUDENTSEMONSTRATION ONRCTOBER;

ARGE NUMBER OF ARRESTS IF THEARE AGGRESSIVE ONCTOBER.

F. TO SPEAK WITH THE RECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN ANDRES1"

XPLAIN TO HIM THAT DISORDERS DURING THE VISIT OF FELIPE

rIERRERA MAYIVIA FROM OBTAINING AN INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT

CA.NK LOAN.GENERAL CLAUDIO SAN ROMAN, THE HEAD

OF THE DEPaItWnTODEINSPECCION (POLITICALUBSEQUENTLY TALKED

WITH THE RECTOR.)

THE PRESENT CRISIS ENDS, TOABINET MEETING TO

RESCuVE DIFFERENCES AMONG THE MINISTERS OR TO MAKE CHANGES IN THE

CABINET.HUMBOOLT, MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT, HAS

SHOWN HIMSELF TO BE SOMEWHAT CONFUSED AND UNDECIDED AS TO HOW TO

COPE WITH THE PRESENT CRISIS.HE MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE CABINET AFTER

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THE CRISIS

MOBILIZE CAMPESINOS IN THE ORURO AND LA PAZ AREAS.

LAN FOR GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA IN LIEU OF

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