LATIN AMERICA: 8. SITUATION IN VENEZUELA

Created: 11/29/1960

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LATIN AMERICA

In Venezuela

President Betancourta partial suspension of constitutional guarantees onovember and called In tbe army to reinforce other government security forces in an effort to control four consecutive days of rioting In Caracas.

The disturbances, which mayecisive phase in thefor power, are almostbeing promoted by pro-Castro leftists as partampaign of violence Initiated in October to undermine The long-widening rift in Cuban-Venezuelan relations seems to be nearlng an open break.

Betancourt is believed still to have the backing of most of tbe armed forces;political elements and much of organized labor are likely to rally to his support.

CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM RELEASE AS SANITIZED

Nov 60

INTELLIGENCE DIGEST

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