COMMUNIST PLAN TO PROTEST THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY

Created: 5/26/1962

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NATIONAL LEADERS OF THEO COMUNISTA-MEXICAN COMMUNIST PARTY) DISCUSSED WITH LEADERS OF THEO POPULAR SOCIALISTOPULAR SOCIALISTND THE MOVIMIENTO OENATIONAL LIBERATIONABIDLYED STATES, PRO-CUBA COMMUNIST FRONT, ITS PLAN TOOINT MASS DEMONSTRATION ONE OR TWO DAYS PRECEDING THE ARRIVAL IN MEXICO OFENNEDY, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. DIFFERENCES OF OPINION AROSE AMONG LEADERS OF THE THREE GROUPS RELATIVE TO THE PLAN.

2. PPS LEADERS AGREED THATOINT OR SEPARATE PROTEST RALLIES SHOULD BE HELD BY THE THREE GROUPS TO PROMOTE. FEELING AMONG THE MEXICAN MASSES. THE PPS OBJECTEDOINT

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DEMONSTRATION BECAUSE ALTHOUGH THE PPS WOULD CONTROL THE GREATER MASS OF PERSONS PARTICIPATING IN IT, THE PCM, WITH FEWER PEOPLE UNDER ITS OIRECTION, WOULD TAKE THE CREDIT FOR THE ACTIVITY ANDESULT, GAIN IN PRESTIGE. THE PPS ALSO SAID THAT IT CONTROLS GREATER NUMBERS OF STUDENTS IN THE UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTONOMA DE MEXICC(UHAM -NATIONAL AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO),THE INSTITUTO POLITECNICO NACIONALATIONAL POLYTECHNICAL INSTND THE ESCUELA NORMALUPERIOR NORMAL SCHOOL)THAN THE PCM. THE PPS AGREED THAT LIGHTINING PROTEST MEETINGS SHOULD BE HELD IN POORER RESIDENTIAL SECTIONS, IN MARKETS, AND OUTSIDE FACTORIES AS WORKERS ARE LEAVING FOR THE DAY, AND THAT PROTEST STICKERS SHOULD BE PASTED ON WALLS, AND WALL SIGNS BE PAINTED.

3. MLN NATIONAL LEADERS IN GENERAL ARE OPPOSED TO THE PROPOSED JOINT MONSTER RALLY. AMAYO CASTILLEJOS, PROMINENT MARXIST INTELLECTUAL, WHOEADING MEMBER OF THE MLN IN THE FEDERAL DISTRICT, AND THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE MLN NATIONAL COMMITTEE

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WERE IN FAVOR OF HOLDING IT- 4JORGE CARRION VILLA, NARCI SOAND ENRIQUE CABRERA COSIM i CARRION ISMEMBER OF THE PPS NATIONAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORATE J MLNLEADERSIFFERENCE 'OF OPINION CONCERNING THEFACTION COMPOSED OF FOLLOWERS OF. GENERAL LAZARO CARDENAS DELPRO-COMMUNIST FORMER PRESIDENT OF MEXICO AND SECRETTHE MLN, WAS OPPOSED TO PARTICIPATION IN THE RALLY, WHILE THE

faction which supports bassols batalla'expressed readiness tohowever, this groupery small minority ofln in the federal oistrict.

k. guillermo rouset banda, jose revueltas sanchez, andand leftist students from the unam, the ipn, and thefavor the joint pcm, pps, and mlnplans for the latter fall through, they are determined torally by themselves. rouset is determined to show thatare carried out by expelled leaders of the pcm, andnational party leaders. he is also determined to proverevolutionary student masses in mexico are followers of theleaders. rouset said the pcm national leaoers are determinedhold the protest rally, which he describedlassiceither jointly or alone. he said the reason was thatleaders are anxious to capitalize on the resultinginternational publicity in the event the demonstrators areby police, which isertainty. | is one of the former members of the pcm federalwho were expelled from the party in late april.fci'jle.'imber of the pcm, and later of theo obrero- workers anoartys nowthe espartaco group, an independent communist group which

ORGANIZED.)

5. IN LINE WITH ITS CAMPAIGN OF PRECAUTION TO PREVENT PCM MEMBERS FROM BEING ARRESTED AND DETAINED BY POLICE PRIOR TO OR DURING THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY, POLITICAL COMMISSION MEMBERS HAVE ISSUED THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS TO PARTY MEMBERS:

MEMBERS OF THE PARTY, INCLUDING HEADS OF CELLS,THEIR PLACES OF RESIDENCE. IF UNABLE TO MOVE THEIRMUST DISAPPEAR FOR THE TIME BEING. THEY MUST ABSTAIN FROMOF CONTACT OR COMMUNICATION WITH FAMILIES. THEY WILLFAMILIES ONLY IN CASES OF EXTREME EMERGENCY, AND IN SUCHTHROUGH CONTACTS ASSIGNED BY THE PARTY.

PARTY MEMBERS WHOSE NAMES AND RECORDS ARE INSHOULD ADOPT ALIASES AND ADVISE THE POLITICAL COMMISSIONALIASES.

IRON-CLAD DISCIPLINE MUST BE ADOPTED BY ALL PARTYMETICULOUS PUNCTUALITY MUST BE OBSERVED BY THEM INAND PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES ORDERED BY THE ON THE DISCIPLINE NOW OBSERVED BY PCM MEMBERSFUTURE ASSIGNMENTS AND MISSIONS.

0. CELLS WILL HOLD MEETINGS AT NEW PLACES, AND WILL ADOPT ALL POSSIBLE

SECURITY PRECAUTIONS TO EVADE POLICE SURVEILLANCE.

E. ALL DECISIONS REACHED AT CELL MEETINGS WILL BE BINDING UPON

CELL MEMBERS.

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