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Approved For Release 2007/07/25: C IA-RDP78-03130A000100030053-3 lv~ 27 May 1955 SUBCOM=TEE Ci! EXPLOITATION OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLIBLICATIONS 1, PRESENT FDD PRC? I FOR LATIN AMERICA The following is a description of the current FBI) program for the exploitation of. foreign language documents on Latin America" This program is devised to meet the needs of the IAC agencies as previously expressed by their representatives on the Subcoim ittee for the Exploitation of Foreign Langauge Publications and as. modified through subsequent operational liaison with IAC analysts. The sources covered by the program include central and pro- vincial newspapers of the respective countries of Latin America, selected perioeleals dealing with they subjects indicated, and selected monographs Results of the exploitation program are published in the Semiwee1 y nfcrrration Report on .~ Latin America., which is marked "FOR O!! FF ~ il' ~1enu an C+eitm~unoz~mxc~ st-ffg^s~nt organizations, East-West travel and contacts, East-West trade, and international kzms traffic are, reported' in the weekly Selected Briefs from the International Press.. The Ser we Information Report on Latin America contains information in the f Fisk subject categories on Argentina, Bolivia, ;?az i.1, Chile., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador,, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama,, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela,, by countries. lo Extc-mral Affairs a, `comments on major issues in the UN (e.g., control of atomic energy; admission of Coim unist China). b, Comments on major issues in the OAS or inter American meetings (especiaUy economic problems, Communism, colonial issues, meetings of ministers of finance or econon- in Rio de Janeiro, November 1954). as Articles on controversial US policies. d, Anti-US articles and propagmtnda, 2, Internal Political Affairs a, Evidence of strong nation-2-List tendencies inimical to US interests. Approved For Release 2007/07/25: CIA-RDP78-03130A000100030053-3 Approved For Release 2007/07/25: CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100030053-3 CONFIDENTIAL r ~ ~ ~ er r r r .~ ~ .w be Anti- overnment activities: (1) articles on political revolutionary and other movements m the weekly Cuban period- ical Bohemia only; (2) report on former guerilla leaders, dis.- turbancesp seizure of clandestine propaganda, radio trans- mitters, etc., in Colombia; (3) activities of Argentina exiles and evidence of Peronist penetrations in Uruguay; (4) personal, attacks on higher government officials of the Dominican Republic; (5) editorial accounts on activities of opponents of Castillo regime in Guatemala, co Significant political trends: (1) political develop- ment in Colombia; political development in Cuba from the weekly Cuban periodical Bohemia only; (3) relations of Partido Popular and Communist Par Mexico; (4) any new party coalition information and%or operation and their attitude toward the administration in Chile; (5) political development in the Brazilian states with reference to the 1955 presidential elections; (6) government decrees of anti-Communist measures and electoral rules from Gaceta Ofi~ only; (7) Church-State relations in Argentina. d. Organized labor develo mentsm(legislation, organization, policies, e1 adera,and affiliations Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Venezuela). 3., Economic National-level information only concerning foreign trade, transportation, and telecommunications; electric power in Chile. !t. Information concerning military and quasi-military forces of Bolivia, Paraguay, and the Dominican Republic (order of battle, training, equipments installations, organization of top command and units, civil defense). SF nIIONTHLY INFORMATION REPORT FOR LATIN AMERICA No 1 00-W 31127 6 Jan 55 No 2 00--W 31144 21 Jan 55 i o 4 00 W 331 7517 Feb 55 No 5 00-W 31182 2 Mar 55 No 6 00-W 31208 16 Mar 55 No 7 ' 00-W 31222 30 Mar 55 No B 00-W 31252 19 Apr 55 No 9 00-W 31281 1. May 55 No 10 00-W 31291 17 May 55 *No 1.1. 00-W 31302 *Being published - 2 - C O N F I D E N T I A L Approved For Release 2007/07/25: CIA-RDP78-0313OA000100030053-3 Approved For Release 2007/07/25: CIA-RDP78-03130A000100030053-3 IL PUGtn: si) Cis T, GES IN THE FDD PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA The following modifications of the current program are re comme?ided as a result of --omment from the substantive consumers of the infor. nation presente i in the scheduled reports outlined above,, delete and 3r lbt "meetings of ministers of finance or economy in Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19540" Arid le: References to official visits and courtesies of Latin American governments to Do na u3 carx Republic. Aid let Government organization and political partiest 1) organization of governments operations and relationships of government agencies} local and regional government and relationship of these levels to the national government in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Argentina., and Uruguay; 2) names and positions of middle-ranking government and party officials in Brazil., Bolivian and Chile; 3) activities and organization of political parties in Uruguay, Brazil. (in all states and Federal District), Guate ralaq Costa Rica,, and Argentina; 4) speeches by party leaders in the Brazilian national congress on significant political, ec;onom ie, and social legislation, e 3t Economic, as fal.iows: X National-level information only con- eerring foreign trade, transportation, ant teleco nications; Important industrial development (including e!cctric power) in Guatemala, Argentina,, wart Chile: plans, policy statements by . F