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Approved For Release 2002/07/22 : CIA-RDP80-00810A002700010001-0 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT SECRET SECURITY INFORMATION 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. COUNTRY Chile SUBJECT Composition of'Second Congress of Latin American Universities 25X1 A 25X1X SOURCE: NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. REFERENCES THE SOURCE EVALUATIONS IN THIS REPORT ARE DEFINITIVE. THE APPRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE REVERSE) 23 October 1953 RD 25X1 A UISTRISUTTS AS !EEIJ$*A IY pl llAi,,s Ipfnl aM .>.>w..>....> 25X1A le Selection of delegates to the Second Congress of Latin American Universities, to be held in Santiago 23 November - ? December 1953, will be made by the rectors of each Latin American University. Invitations have been sent; to rectors of all Latin American universities and about 80 foreign delegates are expected to attend. There is no central con>missiori'in Chile to 'pass on and accredit the delegates, and the composition 0f' the Congress will therefore depend to a large extent on the orientation of the rectors. 26 There are no'known Communists connected with the'organizing commission or'executive coitinission in Chile; on 'the contrary, known anti-Communists are prominent. The Chilean delegation has'not been chosen, but it is expected to conform closely to the composition of the organizing commission. 25X1A Comment: Press accounts from Bolivia have indicated that four out of eight Bolivian de a ates are-Communists. Arturo URQUIDI and Felipe INIGUEZ Medrano, Rectors of the Cochabainba"and `Oruro universities respectively, are expected to attend, and they aib, well-known, active Communists. Pedro VALDIVIA, rector of the University-of V& Paz, is`expected to attend. He is considered to be pro-U.S., but lacks leadership ability. STATE jDV,z,ARMY NAVY FBI REPORT NO. DATE DISTR. JAEC (Note: Washington Distribution Indicated By "X", Field Distribution By "#".) Approved For Release 2002/07/22 : CIA-RDP80-00810A002700010001-0