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December 14, 2016
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November 28, 2000
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November 10, 1948
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CLASSIFICATION Approved Forth tei2ODIllefflW: QlWR0P82-00Et6 T0"0 I N 25X1A EMT ATE DISTR. 10 UUaverlber 194 SUBJECT Reported Chilean Cxununist Infiltration into 25X1 C 25X1X Bolivia 25X1A NO. OF PAGES 1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISICO BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 25X1X c=ent. An article appearing on 20 October 194 in the Bolivian newspaper El Conorcio accused Chile of being lax in her treatment and handling of Communists, since a wholesale invasion of Stalinist Chileans was now taking place in the Bolivian areas of Poo-ao, Oruro, and Uyuni. These Chilean Communists are reportedly being aided in the activity by Partido Izquzierda Revol,ucionario (PIR) members in the district. According to the article in El Ccxrteroio, the Coiri niet agents are infiltrating into Bolivia in an effort to escape the anti-Communist drive'of C,nzalez Videla, and to carry on their Conriunist activities in Bolivia. The article concluded with a request that the Bolivian Goverment take rlrastie action in this matter.) 1. A close check in the Bolivian areas of Poopo, Oruro, and :Jyuni has been na.le to ascertain whether there is any possibility of such an infiltr-iti 'n of Chilean 25X1 A Ccnnuniste into Bolivia. there has been no known invasion of Corrruniets in this area. There have been a few, stragg=lers coning into Uyuni 'and its environs from Chile, but in each case they have been rye-ported on, pieced up, and sent back to Chile, 2. I_r-ipmtion and police authorities in the district have been alerted for any mass infiltrution, and any possibility will be investigated. In general, any report of the entrance of large numbers of Chilean Consnunists into Bolivia is discounted. This document is hereby regraded to CONFIDENTIAL in accordance with the letter of 1$ October 1978 from the Director of Central intelligence to the Archivist of the United Staten. Next Review Date: 2008 CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2001/03/05: CIA-RDP82-00457R002000530006-9 COUNTRY Bolivia/Jhile