LATIN AMERICA - URUGUAYAN POLITICAL LEADER PRAISES CASTRO

Created: 11/9/1960

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Uruguayan Political

AMERICA

Haedo, President-designate of Uruguay's National Council of Government for the year beginningelevision audience onctober that he hadavorable impression of Cuba's Fidel Castro during the recent UN General Assembly sessions they both attendod. Haedo said he believed Castro'sofustifiable Rounding out bis report on the General Assembly, he said he favored the admission of Communist China to the UN.

The American Embassy in Montevideo, noting that Haedo also spoke enthusiastically about bis impressions of the United States, concludes that he was trying to providefor everyone" He aay also havo hoped that bya broad view of vorldhe could ovorcome earlier bad publicity resultingeries of singularly inept press conferences en route to New York.

rofessionalwith an unsavory history

of alllancea with Nasi, Falangist, and Peronlsta groups, has boen described as "willing to say anything he considers useful and out of the habit of paying any attention to what beor the past two years be has boen attempting to gain control of the governing National party, which is highly factionallzod, and may make an all-out bid when he assumes tho presidency next year.

President Benito Nardonepeech onctober strongly denounced Cuban activities in Uruguay; he linked pro-Castro agitation to Soviet blocand legations in Nardone has been seriously concerned over both Soviet and Cuban activities, but apparently has felt unablo to take action because ofwithin bis party and the opportunism of tbe opposition bloc in congress.

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