COMMENTS OF MANUEL CANTEROS PRADO, SECRETARY OF ORGANIZATION OF THE COMMUNIST P

Created: 5/5/1964

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CorsnentB of Manuol Secretarytho Comminlat Party of Calls, tho

Situation and thoa HDltary

CB* annuel Can to roe Prado, mnUrj or orannlantloa ofy of Chileeakingroup of Connunlat leader* aald that eince tba election ofthe poealolllty of tba electoral trlimpb of tie popular novoneot bad greatly Lccren-ed. TO* canpalgn novnanm* of Salvador Agendo aoeaoea, leftist candidate for Preeldeot, baa grown nore than that of tba reactionary forcee, he aald, and tho Lnperlallete are now doing all that tbay oan to prevent Alleade froa wlnnln* tbo election.

The vlotory In Ourloo haa broughta> correlation ofera no longer reatrlcled by tba DOundariosof tbelreneny, be eeld, la trying to regroop lta force, aroundHaatalra. preelfieotlal candidate of the Cbrlatlna(PiCj. However, It la difficult fur Prel to acceptfron tba right, b* aald, boeauee thcra arePEC ever the natter. Star* eradifference* ofthe PDC oa tba net!oneation of the copper

Indnetrlee. The IDC vent* tbe vote* of the right, bet It doeeanaald.

Tbare ar* aone Chilean rlghtlat* aa well aa paraooa fron the Anencen aabeeay who belle re that it la aot poeelhle to defeat All code by electoral nenne, Oanteroa vent on, tfaua they havea allltnry coup d'etat. Tfccy believe it la baaardoua to allow tba preaeot aiictorel'to continue and believelllUry coupeptember- would enable than bo bold

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thelater onlaa thatbe noratwn, Tbey an also considering what could be called acoup'll happens that Allend*ajority of tba votes, they plan to bare coograeetbe candidatelace, ft* leftist force*tbe snatching away of Alleade'e victory, kaltbar trilleupport froa opposition groupe la congress by proalelagla tbe future goveraaoot or by agreeing to deletepolate froa tbelr

k. Ik* technique for revolutionU BraiUelag applied la Chile, Custeroe went oa. It ooaeleta aaialy of convincing tbe peopleoup d'etat la Inevitable, tbereby creatine, ea ataoapbere cooe to revolution. &r* fully planned coups.

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preceded by psychological preparation of the people, haveslapla one* whenecret olghttlao neeting. Officer* seised tbe go-mmneot In the aornlng. Tola la why the

eing held by tbe

wOX*n','aeaeurea being taken

the condition*oup, first, there an eatl-Oaaaualat statements. Anf tbe Aeerlcaa aabasay baa eald that It la+ but the participation of tbe PCCh la ale foearaaent that tba Volte Bouaenot accept, Bscoadly, fear la being Inotilled Into the people. Thirdly, there la deliberate aallgnlng Of the plana Of tbaaluanlee about lie pcograaopular gororoneat an being circulated, eepecinlly oa ecoBOale eat tare, People are beeoalag paalckyi tbey am sealing aooey oat of tba country and asking reservations to leave. laetly, faeolet beads are belag created. Tba ultra revolutionaries an uniting end are baeoalngaudacious, Oaateroe said.

. It would be fatal if tba farty allowed lUelf to panic, bet It would be dangerous to think that then is no tbnatoup, Oant

opposition forcea try to abow that one could not occur

n Cblla, hoping that tbey can,'la thin way, lull the leftno counter aawii. However, tbe PoliticalIt lapentlve to lnfora the Party that It abould beforcoup. Tbe FCCfa can count on help froa other foreee counteracting saa, be vast on. Thenortion of the PTCbeoup, and leaden each as Rafael Ague tindeputy of tbe TO, have said they would unite trith the PtCh

one van lanlnent. There leroup la the Dadlcal Farty

vboee help the PCCh can eount ea, Oaateroe^ ^

6. The Party teaet alert tba nasibe labor ualoas, the people In worker devol opens ts, and all tbs aaobare of the AUeode aovaaaot so that, If thenoup In Chile, tba popular forces oaa paralyze product loo and go to tbe streets.arge so-raaeat aade up of vorfcers would be created rapidly, be eald.

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. T. Aoinralrig to Caataroe tba Farty -HI work harder la the presidential caapalxa. it will work to have Allaade receive an abecluta uajoriay of tba vote*. At tbe seen tlaa tbs Party will work tooup. T thaneed to beooae clandestine, the Farty vlU do eo

npldly, not to bide but to fight better. The orgaaliatlon ofdefense groups la Of great laportanc* aanng tbe werkare ae walltba aeakan of the Party, ha said. Tbe group- will be pfa- . to take tba offensive when It bacons*

6. r> sea ail i'ii an revolutionaries, nod ae such,set be latialdatad.Oaaaaaataaar* of iafealUg the Farty, be eatlwil!

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