LATIN AMERICA - 13. CASTRO GOVERNMENT MAY BE IMPLEMENTING PLANS TO SET UP NEW

Created: 12/1/1959

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Government May Bo Implementing Plans to Set Up Now Latin American Laborabajh

November that plans are welladvanced to organize aCentral American labor organizationabo; congress scheduled for early next year in El Salvador. He believes the project is being inspired and financad by Fidel and Raul Castro through Cuban Ambassador Paynerinownadoran Communis t.

According to the now organ LzaI ion--which would

include Mexico, Panama^cuba , and the five Central American the support of numerous labor groups in the arc. and would be strongly anti-American. The American Embassy tn San Salvador says that large quantities of promotional for the congress have already been brought from Cuba anj widely distributed.

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gomaent: The Castro government evidently considers

articularlv receptive target for efforts to

Inh^lS among Latincountries.

Ambassador Ravncn's activities among student and other

S. rritated the Salvadoran Government to the point that at suggested he beove expected soon.

of the Cuban Workers' Confederatior

ationWorkers' Confeder-

atxon (ORIT) and its recommendationevolutionary Latin

meti arcaod influential Communist minority.

These moves are consistent with apparent Communist plans to renew attempts to gain power in labor groups outside the

refii??vCorao,unIst-front Latin American Workers-Confederation (CTAL).

Sastro ls ^ova to be particularly active in labor matters and may believeuccessful Central American nucleus under Cuban direction would hasten tbe developmentnation and ensure Cuba's dominant role ia

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