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December 14, 2016
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April 15, 1949
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,I_.:3Sli=ICATION 25X1A2 Approved For RgI ~ A O~ ~e I P82-00457, Q f g 3 7 25X1A9a TRY Peru W CLASSIFICATION iEYr4- WORM SUBJECT Peruvian Political Developments PLACE 25X1A6a ACQUIRED DATE OF INF NO. OF PAGES 1 1. It is reported that Carlos Miro Quesada Laos, Peruvian Ambassador to Chile has received instructions from his government to publicize the desire of the Military Junta to hold erections. Re was therefore basically acting in accordance with his instructions when be made the statement to the Chilean press. that a "constitutionally elected president will be installed in the Governmental Palace before the and of the year".* In mentioning such a time limitf, however, Miro Quesada followed the line of Lt. Col. Alfonso Llosa, who advocates early elections, rather than the Odria faction which favors elections at a later. date. This point is said not to have been specifically covered in the Ambassador's instructions. 2. Luis A. Flores accepted the Ambassadorship to Rome after receiving Llosa's promise to see that Odria would keep his word and recall. Flores in time to help prepare the Union Revolueionaria's (UR) electoral campaign should elections be held. 3. The UR is generally conceded to be the largest legally organized political party in Peru today, although the exact figures of its membership are not avail able. Sources close to the party believe that reports of 200,000 members are an exaggeration of strength,, 4. Rumors persist that changes in the make-up of the Military Junta will be announced soon., The ministers to be replaced are to be Federico Diaz Dulanto, Foreign Relations; Augusto Villacorta, Government and Police; and Carlos Mii ano, Agriculture 25X1A6a INKC.-onwnt. Mii Quesada's statement to the Chilean press appeared in Lima newspapers on 13 March. m ent is hereby regraded to The document with CCNFIDENTIAL bere 1978 from the letter of 16 Ot Director ot Central I rchivist of the United I, States. to the A Next Review Date: 2008 STATE $ V ARMY -::~ NAVY NSP.B Approved For Release 2001/03/05: CIA-RDP82-00457R002600350004-5 CD NO. DATE DISTR. ?5 AM 1949 DISTRIBUTtON LEL. E9lfFfW ENI Fi4r