LATIN AMERICA - 11. CASTRO EVIDENTLY PLANNING RETURN TO UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Created: 10/6/1960

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LATIN AMERICA

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rgEyidcnU^ Planning Return to UN General Assembly:experience at the UriTOcTjraTlons late la'sT^ month has apparently strengthened his view of himselfeader of the people, not only of Latin America, but of all underdeveloped countries la their 'struggle against Upon his departure from New York oneptember be saia he would returnew weeks.

Castro's UN address oneptember evidentlyesponsive chord among the delegations of some of the new Airican states, and the Cuban-proposed agenda item on land reform will provide another occasion for Cuba to pose aa the champion of the underdeveloped nations. Castrouban television audience oneptember that "we are thinking ofotion in the Uoitod Nations against racial segregation in the United States.- urther effort to identify his regime with world neutralist leaders, Castro declared on his roturn to Cuba that Nkrumah may visit Cuba late this year and Nasir next March.

The Castro regime, which is giving increasing propaganda support to the cause of the Algerian rebels, is apparently to

!this monthonference sponsored by tne Algerian Aid Committee' based in Morocco. Tho commit-too member representing the Communists' World Federation of Trade Unions had urged Havana as the site of tho conference.

uba'a withdrawalctober of Its candidacyN Security Council seat, which it had little hope of winning, may have been in returnromise by some Latin American delegations for supportouncil seat next year.

Meanwhile, the Catholic archbishop of Santiago, in Orlente Province,astoral letterctoberthe strongest anti-Communist statement yet made by any church official in Cuba. Although the church is weak in Cuba generally, its prestige in Oriente is greater thanon the island because of the firm anti-Batista stand taken by many churchmen in that province during Castro's war against the Batista dictatorship. The archbishop himself is

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