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Approved For Release 2001/12/05: CIA-RDP82-00457RO11400240009-4 C) C4? ''"'1952 51-4AA FEB CLASSIFICATION C'ONFIL1r.1VTIAL SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION REPORT REPORT NO. COUNTRY Chile SUBJECT Internal Situation of PCCh 25X1 C' 25X1 C1. the fellovzing account of the -recent reports appearing in Santiago newspapers And on Chilean radios of ia.-Ieus difficulties being encountered by the present leadership of the PCCh.* These reports centered around the supposed displacement c.f Gal o Gonzalez Diaz as PCCh, Secretary-,General by Volodia Teitelboim Vcylrs~t,s~_, and also around a re-ported attempt by Reinaldo Nunez and Luis Rei.rose Alvare to soli the Party. The articles also indicated that Cesar Gcdoy Urrutia, Chilean Communist leader recently returned from the USSRq bo:,r?e i.mpo.r::ant instructions from the Kremlin which would have a profound effe :?t, on the adership and futu:: y status of the PCCh. 2. It has now been learned ,-:at Teitelboim has actually been named Secretary- General of the Frente del Tieh.i.o, a polit _cai alliance backing the presidential candidacy of Senator Salvador Allende Gossens y and not of the PCCh, of which Galo Gonzalez Diaz continues to he Secretary-General. Source also reports that Nunez, re -a-red to in the press as an expelled Communist leader, has not been expelled from the Party, but on the contrary, is in charge of the Electoral Comnr:ission of the Frente del Puebbc. As a member of the PCCh Political Commi.ssi on, he collaborates closely with Gonzalez Diaz, many of whose tasks he has as Fumed.. Reinoso, after shaving dy.o,aped out of sight for a considerable period of time following 11h1s expulsion from the Patty in April 1951 for dev.iationist activities,** was rumored. in early Februsry 1952 to be engaged in clandestine activities in the Chilean.-Boli-vian horde-? area together with Rau? Barra Silva, Communist leader. This allegatioa has been.