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April 20, 1953
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Approved For Release 2002/02/05 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA000900220011-6 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT This Document contains information affecting the Na- tional Defense of the United States, within the mean- ing of Title 18, Sections 793 and 794, of the U.S. Code, as amended. Its transmission or revelation of its contents to or receipt by an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. The reproduction of this form is prohibited. SECRET SECURITY INFORMATION COUNTRY Panama REPORT NO. 25X1 A SUBJECT Communist Financial Matters DATE DISTR. 20 April 1953 DATE OF INFO. 25X1 C PLACE ACQUIRED NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES 25X1X 1o No one in the Partido del Pueblo (PDP, PeopleDs Party-Communist) is believed to receive a salary from outside of the country. The same seems to be true as regards the Federacion Sindical de Trabajadores de la Republica de Panama (FSTRPe Federation of Unions of Panamanian Workers - Communist controlled) in its relationship to the Confederacion de Trabajadores de America Latina (CTAL - Confederation of Latin American Workers)., or any other foreign organization. The CTAL is in a very difficult economic situation at the moment in Mexico because of the recent political activities in which Vicente LOMBARDO Toledano., CTAL president, took an active part. As a result of this activity the CTAL is considered by the Mexican Government as inimical, 20 In substantiation of the above economic estimate of the CTAL., each affiliated organization in Latin America was assessed a quota of $100,00 to support the Fourth CTAL Congress, which was held in Santiago, Chile from 22 to 29 March 1953, In addition, each country was expected to pay the transportation of its owc delegate. The poor economic situation of the CTAL was confirmed by Pedro SAAR and Justine ALVAREZ Pantoja during their recent travel through Panama., 25X