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September 22, 1953
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Approved For Release 2003/12/10 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA002300620005-3 ~/L/' C..ENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 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 INFORMATION REPORT amended. _ transmission unauthorized or revelation of its C4IIbin~ to or receipt t by person is is prohibited by law. The reproduction of this form is prohibited. 25X1 25X1A SUBJECT Co-ordinated Plans of Communist Fronts in Chile for Economic War- fare against the United States DATE OF INFO. 25X1 25X1X REPORT NO. DATE DISTR. 22 September 1953. NO. OF PAGES 2 REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES THE VALUATIONS IN THIS REPORT ARE DEFINITIVE. APPRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE REVERSE) Especial attacks were planned against the United States-and the methods of Yankee Imperialism, which prevents Chile from selling copper and other minerals at a more favorable price to the Soviet and satellite nations. Carlos NASCIMENTO Marquez outlined this part of the program discussing the results of a secret conference which he attended in Vienna, when he was a delegate to the Communist Peace-Congress there in December 1952. NASCINENTO stated that this conference was conducted by a group of Soviet experts who instructed those in attendance on methods of attacking the commercial policies of the United States. Propaganda techniques directed at the prevention of the sale of strategic minerals to the United States were explained. Those in attendance were informed that committees were being set up in the. Soviet Union and satellite countries to work with similar committees in the countries of the Western world to implement this economic war- fare campaign against the United States. With regard to Latin America, instructions were given to organize committees in each country to co-ordinate this policy and to work with the committees in the Soviet and. satellite nations, as well as with the 25X1 C 25X1 C 25X1A The Communist Party of Chile (PCCh) has recently given instructions to certain Communist-front organizations to co-ordinate their activities more closely in order to achieve the ends desired by the Party. The following organizations have received these instructionss Instituto Chileno Chino de Cultura (ICCC), Centro Chileno.Rumano de Culture (CCRC), Comite Chileno de Amigos de Checoe- slova,uia (CCAC), Centro Cultural Chileno-Hungaro (CCCH) and the Centro de A.mi.gos de Polonia (CAP). These organizations have been instructed to delegate representatives to meet each Thursday at either the headquarters of the CCAC on Calls Arturo Prat 378 or at the head q r at Avenida Bernardo O1Higgitis 105, Santiago At a meeting] representatives from 25X1 these front groups were told to begin a joint propaganda campaign urgi g,Chile to establish commercial'relations with the Soviet Union' Communist China and the other satellite nations. All the various Comimthist arguments for having Chile do business with these countries'were discusseds and means of making these arguments effective were also discussed. CONFIDENTIAL ARMY NAVY AIR X FBI I IAEC .Xj (Not.: Washington Distribution Indicated By "X"; Field Distribution By Approved For Release 2003/12/10 : CIA-RDP80-0081OA002300620005-3 Approved For Release 2003/12/10 : CIA-RDP80-00810A002300620005-3 25X1A committees in the other Latin American countries. This conference agreed that an over-all directing committee for Latin America should be set up in Mexico City. This location was chosen because of the presence of a well- established Soviet Diplomatic Mission in Mexico,, staffed with experts trained in commercial espionage whose guidance w u3d be invaluable to the work of these committees. CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2003/12/10 : CIA-RDP80-00810A002300620005-3