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CLASSIFICATION 55'.^r Approved For ReleaMtRR90@~Ip PQE 00457RRR MI CD NO. 25X1A2g COUNTRY Brazil/ Yugoslavia SUBJECT Yugoslav Communists inn Brazil 25X1A6a PLACE ACQUIRED DATE OF I 25X1X6 25X1X6 DATE DISTR. 9 Feb 1949 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 1. The following individuals are considered to be the leading Yugoslav Communists in I3razilt IN FOR MAT*ftME PORT a. Luke Belamnrie. Belamaric is the First Secretary of the Yugoslav Legation in Rio de Janeiro ani wac reportedly given the task of directing Yugoslav Corrriunist activities in Brazil. 25X1X6 e. Francisco Paternost. Honorary Director of the Yugoslav White Cross and one of the leaders of the Yugoslav colony in Sao Paulo, he reportedly sent Tito a gift of gold bars valued at approximately 910,000. The Yugoslav Goveratirrent awarded Paternost a decoration in recognition of the .gift. f. Francisco Bartul Kolinac. Kolinac is a shoemaker in the pay of Belamaric. He is known to have solicited funds for the benefit of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCB). g. Carlos Pavlich. A printer by trade, he recently arrived in Brazil on a special mission. He was reportedly wanted by the British in Italy, but evaded them. 2. The following Yugoslav Communist leaders were deported from Brazil to Yugoslavia b. tdaxiio !.3oanco Dagatella. A clerk in the passport section of the Yugoslav Legation, Bagatella acts as an assistant to Belamaric. He is the official courier for the Legation between Rio and Sao Paulo. c. Belem (fnu). This individual is a wealthy building contractor in Sao Paulo who is one of the chief financial supporters of the Yugoslav Communist Party in that city. d. A.M,tonio and Josefina Kaduna (also received 4tadunec). Kaduna is.a con- struction engineer who also contributes large sums to the Yugoslav Communist Party in Sao Paulo. Josefina, his wife, i- president of the Yugoslav !4bite Grose in Sao Paulo. Their home serves as headquarters for the Yugoslav Legation personnel when they are in Sao Paulo, as well as a meeting place for menbers of the Yugoslav :Jhite Cross and the Yugoslav Communist Party. ereh~ regrad CONF, r in a d ccor ante wi letter of aG _r 1978 fro r 378 fro Director of Central enco t Archivist of the United St NOD%V6Ti tfcvcRelease NAVY Alfa NSK~ I h,~ FBI o^ument is h ed of th the m the o the MA &EE R /09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457R002300 Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIW#RtFP82-00457R002300350004-05X1A2g fi,ETITR. W GE[ti'CE AGETICY by the Brazilian authorities, or departed of their own accords a. Francisco Mirosevic Pace. The leader of Yugoslav Communiats in Brazil, Pace was responsible for the repatriation of 600 Yugoslavs during the latter half of 1948. He cos arrested several tines by the T3razilian authorities for Communist ?i^tivities anrl mamborship in the PCB during its illegality. b. Francisco Janetic Malon ja, right-hand ran to Pace. a. Nicola Jojslco Surjan, his wife Maria, anI his brother, Antonio Jojsko. d. Joao Przinic Posnije. e. Ivan? Petar, and Ante Balija. All the above were deported. f. Katarina Gavaranioh Quinca Sijun: A woman informant of Belamaric, left voluntarily. g. Matheus Franolovich. A former member of the Sao Paulo Guarder Civil with twenty years service,, Franolovich left Brazil, with his iiife and Brazilian- bort? children. Ile wan a. frequent caller at the home of. Josefina Kaduna. It Is expected that Franolovich will return to Brazil on a special mission. Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457R002300350004-8