LATIN AMERICA: CUBAN GOVERNMENT PLANS FURTHER INVOLVEMENT OF PRESIDENT EISENHO

Created: 6/24/1960

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Government Plans Further Involvement of President Eisenhower in Its Anti-US Propaganda; uban Government employeesually reliaoie source onune that the Castro regime is printing hundreds of copies of an oldof President Eisenhower in conversation with former Cuban dictator Batista. The photograph, believed to have been* takenill bear the legend "Eisenhower and Batista during an interview in Puerto Rico on" It is to be distributed to all Cuban embassies in Latin America for use in Cuba's officially backed anti-US campaign,as "proof" of the US Government's alleged, sympathy and aid for Latin American dictators. Tho source believes that the official responsible for this project may be Miguel A. Duquo de Estrada, chief of Latin American affairs in the Cuban Foreign Ministry.

The Cuban Government has frequently resorted to faked or misrepresented photographs in its virulent anti-US .propaganda canpaic

Oil Reflnerios lu Cuba Await Government Action:

Cuba's three majorTexaco, andstill awaiting an official government response to the" letters they sent early this month refusing the Castro regime'sthat they process Soviet crude oil. The Americanhas reports that the government is considering seizing on* of the companies In tho expectation that such action would cause the others to capitulate.

An Esso official expects tho government to makeriminal offenseefinery to refuse to refine crude offered by tho government. In this event, he told ae embassy officer, the company vould withdraw its remaining American personnel and comply with the government's order, but would stop importing crude from normalheficial'beltfeven tbe-dther companies would follow suit, thus forcing tho regime to find largo additional amounts of crudem Soviet' or 'other source^,

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