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October 26, 1949
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V,:iLI.LoFAX 11 Approved For Release 20 ; 4RDP82-00457R003600320009-2 CLASSIFICATI I 11A1 25X1 A CENTRAL INTELLI NCE AGENCY REPORT NO. E 1NFORMAT IO REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY Paraguay DATE DISTR. 26 October 1949 SUBJECT Military Conspiracy Against the i araguayan NO. OF PAGES 1 Government PLACE 25X1A ACQUIRED NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) 25X1A DATE OF INFO, SUPPLEMENT TO 25X1X REPORT NO. 25X1X 1. General Ignacio Clavell, repDrted head of Argentine military intelligence in Paraguay, has been told by his son, Major Anibal Clavell of the Para- guayan Army, that a military coup will be attempted against the present government in Paraguay by 6 November 1949. The conspiracy is headed by Lt. Colonel Eliodoro Arce, former Commander of the Paraguayan Air Force, and includes Lt. Colonel Cesar Mallorquin, former Commander of the First Cavalry Division.* 25 2. a military conspiracy exists which 25X1X would have a good chance to succeed. that the situation is too confused at present to predict either the leaders or participants in the conspiracy, but he believes that General Diaz de Vivar, as a F?rofessional militarist, would head the movement. Official Paraguayan AQXXa ment circles are very pessimistic about the future. Coinraelat: Lt. Colonel Mallorquin and his brother Mario, former Paraguayan Minister of Interior who was recently appointed Ambassador to Chile, left for Santiago on 24 October 1949 to assume the posts of Military Attache and Amb-isrador, respectively. y regraded to This document is hereb wi co CONFIDENTIAL in ac the 978 f letter of 16 October Director of Central intelligence to #lte Archivist of the United States' Next Review Date: 2008 STATE DI iVAVY $ NSRB RIE ARMY X _ .~ AIR PBI ..~!_.~_ ._ ._ ... _ . _ _ ... n_ J_ ...r ni Af%011.1^AT1f%A1 CA Approved For Release 2000/05/18 : CIA-RDP82-00457R003600320009-2