LATIN AMERICA - CUBAN OFFICIALS ABROAD APPARENTLY BEING RECALLED FOR SCREENIN

Created: 10/25/1960

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LATIN AMERICA

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Cuban Off:

Abroad Apparently Seing Recalled for Screening and Ynnation

Tbe Castro regimeIs recalling diplomatic and consular officers to screen them and to prepareewpropagandaainst the United States. Three members of the Cuban Embassy in Brazil are scheduled to leave for Havana this week, according

who added that they would remain in Cuba for eight to ten days. The CubanIn Mexico and theoperative attached to the embassy there were scheduled to return separately to Cuba for "consultations" this month. The Cuban ambassador in Panama left for home onctober, but his recall may have been at tbe request of the Panamanian Government, which has beenat his interference in domestic Panamanian affairs. Other Cuban officials abroad, including some in Europe, Asia, and Africa, will probable be recalled for consultation in the coming weeks.

fectlons this year among Cuban officials abroad. Its efforts to prevent further defections were presaged7 September decree removing job tenure rights from foreign service personnel. It is becoming apparent that those officials regarded asby the regime forassignment are those who un-questioningly accept and areto promote the Communist position on Cuban andissues. The new Cuban ambassador to France, appointed onctober, for instance,ong record of Communist associations and has frequently been describedonvinced practicing Communist.

Castro regime has been embarrassedumber of de-

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