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December 14, 2016
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November 13, 2001
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July 10, 1952
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Appr a For Release 2002/01/04: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12800400006-4 FEB 1952 ?1 v" COUNTRY Bolivia CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SECRET SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION REPORT REPORT NO. SUBJECT PIR meetings on 17 and 18 June 1952 DATE OF INFO. 25X1 C PLACE ACQUIRED 25X1A CD NO. DATE DISTR. 10 July 1952 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 25X1X 1. On 17 and 18 June 1952 meetings of the Partido de la Izquierda RevolucionarS.a (FIR) were held at the residence of Hernan Melgar Justiano, e deputy, whose address is Calle Santa Cruz #73, Trinidad, Provincia de Beni, The following persons were, present at the meetings a Hernan Melgar Justiano, Miguel Stiarez, Hugo Arteaga, Germin (?) Cromenbold, Hugo Bejarano, Desidero Medag, and Oscar Aguilera, 2. At the meeting on 17 June the PIR agreed to incorporate itself =conditionally into the doctrines, activities, and purposes of Stalinist Communism, Hugo Arteaga outlined the benefits which would result from the infusion of PIE forces into the Communist Party of Bolivia (PCB), He stated that the PCB is the only true revolutionary line to follow, since it advocates the destruc- tion of the clergy and the Armes, which he described as plagues in the ser- vice of the oligarchy. He added that it is the duty of the PCB to form an army of farm-workers, as well as a people?s army, in order to halt the maneuvers Wall Street,, which deceive the oppressed masses of South America, Arteaga commented that another aim of Communism is the unification of all Communist efforts in Latin America through various organizations, such as Pro-Peace Committees, BAHIA, CTAL, Pro-Socialistas Defensores del Pueblo, Vanguardias Sindicalistas, Grapos de Deliberaciones Patrioticas-e, and . Ej~r- cit o del Pueblo o On 18 June Desidev Medag stated that the PCB must continua its struggle against Fascism and American imperialism and work for the liberation of South America, These goals will be accomplished only through the media of violence and terror, according to the orders of the USSR. Medag added that by 1955 Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, and other (unspecified) countries will be under the control of Soviet Russia 25X1A 5? At the meeting on 18 June ssveral committees were formed to reach other CLASSIFICATION SECRET Approved For Release 2002/01/04: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12800400006-4 SFCR 25X1 A 2- Communist masers and sympathizers in order to continue agitation activities among the rural population. Comment a See for a report of the secret meeting of the PIR onrune 195 , Approved For Release 2002/01/04: CIA-RDP82-00457RO12800400006-4