AGITATION BY LEFTIST LABOR LEADERS FOR A STREET DEMONSTRATION IN FAVOR OF PANAM

Created: 1/14/1964

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LABOR CONFEDERATION (COB) WHICH SUPPORTS VICE PRESIDENT JUAN LECHIN OQUENDO, SEVERAL OF THE COB LEADERS ARE PRESSINGTREET DEMONSTRATION IN FAVOR OF PANAMA. THESE PERSONS,

I WISH TO CREATE AN INCIDENT IN WHICH UNITED STATES' PROPERTY WOULD BE DESTROYED, INCLUDING THE BURNING OF THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY,ENERALED STATES CLIMATE CREATED.

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TO CONTROL, AND MIGHT RESULTILITARY TAKE-OVER OF BOLIVIA OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE CONSEQUENCES.

THE COB HASEMONSTRATION FOR0 HOURS ON ifi JANUARY

TO PROTEST AGAINST GOVERNMENT POLICIES. THIS DEMONSTRATION MAY BE AN EFFORT TO IMPRESS THE BOLIVIAN GOVERNMENT WITH THE STRENGTH OF EXTREMIST FORCES IN BOLIVIA AND THEREBY INFLUENCE THE CONVENTION OF THE GOVERNMENT PARTY, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON ANUARY. SHOULD THEREARGE ATTENDANCE AT THE DEMONSTRATION, PRO-CASTRO ITES AND COMMUNISTS MAY ATTEMPT TO PERSUADE THE DEMONSTRATORS INTO ATTACKING THE UNITED STATES EMBASSY.)

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