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March 30, 1953
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Approved For Release 2001/11/21 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA000800160005-1 CENTRAL INT.ELLIG.E.NCE. AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT CONFIDENTIAL 5WWITY INFORMATION StNJECT Preparation for International, National, and Local Communist Meetings Scheduled to be Held in Santiago. -DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACM Tht. Dooemant eoeetMns Int.eenet$s whoww tb;. Iv-. Hotel Deft n.. of OW DnIt.d sates, e>th$n MO MM - Ins of Title 1$. swuon*=end M.09 tbi Qi.Osds. M emended. Its trtrnmMMI.w M ee,.bt$eet.f tt.eesSi S to or receipt by an unMsthoelud PM?es Is Ns11NIMd by 15W. Th. rpoduotlan of th0 teem II Ppbfidte/. 25X1A REPORT NO. DATE DISTR. 30 March 1953 NO. OF PAGES 2 REQUIREMENT NO. RD 25X1A REFERENCES 25X1 A THE SOURCI IVAt11ATSONS IN TNI8 WORT AM DIFINITIVI. TNa APPRAISAL OP CONTINT IS T(NTATIVI. (FOR 1W ME Mau) 25X1X 1. Leader a of the Communist Party of Chile (PCCh), at their Ranoagua Conference on 17 February 1,953 outlined plans for a National PCCh Congress to take place from 1-4 April 1953.. No further particulars have as yet been determined regarding this congress. 2. Among other as yet unreported topics of the Ranoagua Conference were those related to the scheduling of local and regional PCCh and controlled' union congresses throughout Chile, to take place between 20-31 March 1953; the intensifidation of PCCh agitation activities in Chile, particularly as related to the Defense of Democracy Law, and the inability of the government to solve the problems with which it is faced; and intensified preparations for the three international Communist meetings scheduled for Santiago (t sCongreso Continental de Cultura, the CTAAL Congress, and . reported Congress of Latin American Communist leaders:. originally scheduled for mid-March but so far unreported.). The local-regional PCCh and controlled union congresses, slated to be hold from 20-31 March 1953 were to discuss the dissemination and implementation of resolutions adopted at the Ranoagua Conference, and necessary preliminaries to the National PCCh Congress in early April. In addition, Communist and Communist-controlled fractions of the newly, constituted Central Unica de Trabajadores de Chile (CUTCh) and its various affiliates were to have met on 2 March 1953 to discuss the organization of the CTAL Congress, their own participation therein, and efforts to arrange CUTCh affiliation with the OTAL. . 4. It has also been learned meanwhile that Julio GIUSEPPE, Argentine Communist leader, together with a Czech Communist leader, using the name Federico SANTANA, arrived in Chile recently to direct preparations for the above- mentioned international Communist meetings slated to take place in Santiago. GIUSEPPE. and SANTANA who will work together with Cesar..GODOY Urrutia and Volodia TEITELBOIM Volosky, Chilean organizational leaders, entered Chile 25X1A . CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/11/21 : CIA-RDP80-00810A000800160005-1 25X1A illegally from Argentina in the San Carlos de Bariloche border area. GIUSEPEE is now in Concepcion, where he is directing agitation activities of the coal miners in that area. He was expected to return to Santiago on 7 March 1953, and to stay at the home of Oscar BAEZA Herrera, former Communist Deputy. CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/11/21 : CIA-RDP80-00810A000800160005-1