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December 14, 2016
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March 29, 2001
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June 7, 1948
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C..ASSII tCATIOi4 irli= ~I~I~`Li6rawFioENxu~u. d *E NTRAs INLTELUGENCE AGENCY REPORT NO. IF RATION REPORT COUNTRY E rande r copy? q . -25X1A DATE DISTR. 7 June 1948 NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO 'EPORT NO. Tuu follows 3g additional information has been received regarding the current r,o tie;all situation in Ecuador. 7.- ECpected diia e - was prevented on 3- 4 June by the YAni ster of National 2 e~eJns9~; who had the arms and ammunition of the artillery group and tank detaohtsent looked un e ' .. General Lute larrea Alba, who was apprehended on 3 June In the act of inciting a group of iorlsers to revolt, was warned by the Minister of National Defense that ha would be deported to Chile if he continued his subversive political aotivitiea. i'k pubic demonstration was planned for 5 June in Quito aiinet Gslo Plaza : :see? and tAe United States. It was to be a pro-Soviet dtrconetration by the Communists, So lists.? and the anti-Plaza groups. The' Government was aware that d:i mi ket result and w s ready for action. Approved For Release 2001/11/23 : CIA-RDP82-00457R001600030004-1 The Guardia Civil $ e reported to be continuing its support of General Alberto i( AiTi-orJ ! O3ilio. intaimtion received on 5 June Indicated that the revolutionary groups were ?:u ', plamino mw acstlon before the elections. The dissident elements were : 3tle3 . hat under control by the Goverm ant. Demonstrations throughout the co ntry appeared orderly. The Gotnnsaists seem to have remained inactive. 6.. a to Plaza 1ppeared to be the strongest candidate, but leaders of his group :ere w i&I over the Conservative strength which they were not able to r3otai e. Lerrea Alba reportedly is nowr seeking the favor of Pl a . N'iv 121 ASS FICATION 33631 This document Is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 15 October 1978 from the Director of Central lnteliigence to the Archivist of the United States. Next Review Date: 2008 sat Na~rr = sasRe i DISTRI13UTION_ ar;,YE TO -NFI1DENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/11/23: CIA-RDP82-0 jVa6t 04b II.