SITREP AS OF 1745 HOURS LOCAL TIME, 26 OCTOBER 1964

Created: 10/27/1964

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Intelligence Information Cable

PLACE IN ORURO, SUCRE, POTOSI ANO CODIJA. RIOTERS

ORURO CONSIST OF UNIVERSITY ANO SECONDARY STUDENTS, AND ARC BEING JOINED BY MINERS LEAVING WORK. THERE ARE THREE KNOWN DEAD. IN SUCRE THERE ARE DISTURBANCES CONSISTING OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC, WHO HAVE SET FIRE TO RADIO LIBERTAD. THE COMPLETE SITUATION IN SUCRE IS NOT YET KNOWN, TATE OF EMERGENCY HAS SEEN DECLARED IN POTOSI, AND RIOTING IS EXPECTED TO BREAK OUT THERE THIS EVENING. THERE ARE PROBLEMS ALSO IN COBIJA BUT IT IS BELIEVED THINGS ARE UNDER CONTROL

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TATE OF EMERGENCY HAS ALSO BEEN DECLARED IN COCHABAMBA AND THE SITUATION IS RESTLESS.

3. IN LA PAZ STUDENTS HAVE PLANNED SYMBOLIC FUNERAL FORCTOBER IN CCMEWRATION OF DEATH OF RENE FERRUFINO, STUDENT KILLED IN RECENT RIOTS IN COCHABAMBA. THEY PLAN TO MARCH TO THE CEMETARY WITH EMPTY COFFINS. POLICE ARE EXPECTING SERIOUS TROUBLE IN LA PAZ. ONCTOBER.

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