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November 9, 2016
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January 22, 1999
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February 24, 1949
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Approved For Release 1999/09/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457ROO2400400007-8 CLASSIF1CrT!ON r CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY I FORMATION REPORT COUNTRY ?3UBJECT Argentina Argentine Economic nnd-Poftt1h!:r91tx~aii;n PLACE -ACQUIRED DATE OF INR 25X1X6 To CIA L AfY REPORT NO. CD NO. 25X1A2g DATE D!STR. 24 February l9i NO. OF PAGES 1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT T65X1A2g REPORT NO. 4. A 4:-hour countrywide ;pr. inters strike in sympathy with the Buenos Aires printer g strike has been scheduled for 24 February 1949! Reports of an imminent back employees" strike continue to be received, However, Mro? Peron Informed a workers delegation from the Banco de la Macion that a bank strike ti: uld result in a loss of seniority and pension rights for the ecaployneo 2. The directors of the Banco de la PJacion have informed President Peron that an economic crash in Argentina will occur in two months if the present situation contintesa The go xmerat has been printing fiat currency In order to dis- charge some of its current obligations. The Banco do Credito Industrial has been buying up stocks on the Argentine market in an effort to avert a stock market crash. 3 A po-v rful group of biglr?ranking array officers have demanded that Peron efTect the following: as immediate solution of the economic crisis, through a loan if necessary,, b. Return to free enterprise in Argentina's international trade. c~, Freedom of the press., d. Dissolution of the constitutional assem'?baly. e.n Removal of 1, s. Peen from political activity. Rumors that Mrs. Peron has fled from Argentina cannot be confirmed. FHowmver, she recently stated that she desired a vacation in Chiles, -Qq nlt. The o ernment cannot give in on the Buenos Aires printers I strike without-establishing a precedent which wild cause other labor unions to defy the gover+nt gc b?anding of certain strikes as illegal. Document No. 0 NO CHANGE in Class. DECLASSIFIED Class. CHANCED TO: TS' S C DDA r~Ie 4 A p mo, p r 77 Auth:i/'DD RE `?7,/.lT63 A. Date ?t Qj" .z D .c~l~f1 IV mi ISM- i , l __" t l iQ 7E m. ARRtY tr A m 4 FBI W4WLto IBUTi6N M ` i Approved For Release 1999/09/09 :-CIA-RDP82-OO457ROO24OO4OOOO7-8