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June 19, 1952
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Approved For Release 2001/12/05 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO12400210004-1 rv141 .v. 51-W FEB 1952 CONFIDENTIAL SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION REPORT REPORT NO. CD NO. COUNTRY SUBJECT DATE OF INFO. 25X1A DATE DISTR. 19 June 1952 Possible Reorient.:aticn N, tr=e~ ' ?rm a NO. OF PAGES Chilean Comnrunlr_t. Puh:a NO.OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) 25X1 C PLACE SUPPLEMENT TO ACQUIRED REPORT NO. 25X1X 2. 25X1A Salwa,dor O ;arnpio PaF,t ,nes., Chilean Corimiuni.st Senator9 and. Juan Vargas Puebla,, CoTww.uii_ st labor .leader W ha," been attempting to reorient Nu'ester o Tiem o a Chilean Commmnunisi, rut, ~ t c ir_:a .~ on a more "national" basis, as opposed to t; present mrrternat.!_ora:. s, a Ater o They hope that in the future Nue `t'~err Will d R its c l ns to matters concern-l.ng Chile (ir ectly9 with particular errrphasis on. the ,..ountr " e -lonomicg financial., and labor problems. Occamp : and Vargas belie' t. spat such a shift in emphasis will increase the ,-appeal of t sae magazine to the Chilean laboring masses, to whom it is di- r?ected.o The magazine ' have defended its international character on the ba-jis that, _tther?e a:aa wealth of such material available to the Chilean Comriun :.dots whe ri2 simt .ar? items of a local nature would require originality and a great deal more effort n The Political. Connnisei.on of the Communist Party has been undertaking to ensure the continuatio=n o.f the mmagaziine9 which has had considerable fi- nancial difficulty. Its ,ado ctnistr?ation has been also severely criticized try Party leaders. Victor U"u:xerrer o9 longtime Chilean Communist youth leader, arid: now a me ber of 7,he Political Commission, has assumed the role of business m a iger :c'ca? Nu t ro ' .em o The inclusion on the staff of such a Party leader as Ce, a' Gc oy Urrutia is believed still another indi- cation of t}..I~. inarea;3ed importance attached to the magazine by the Party's lea er a ~Ccr.lxmmenmt`n , Although ... .~~ E rzi t tend n tee$ that it is still .folio rixmg the international line. The major part of the in?o: .tion contained tl.iere:nn is of foreign origin and is slanted inter nationall: 0 It, is believed that ghat Ocampo and Vargas actually plan is to localize the appeal of Nfiestr+~ Tiemn rather than its content,, to make it of interest to the Chilean worker, the impression of possible in the debate over a national as opposed to an international orientat:. on9 ,he contents of the May 1952 issue indicate Approved For Release 2001/12/05 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO12400210004-1