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September 2, 1952
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Approved For Release 2002/08/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO137001'60006-1 INTELLOFAX 21 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY SEC= SECURITY INFORMATION INFORMATION R RT REPORT NO. CD NO. COUNTRY Uruguay/ Latin America 25X1 DATE DJSTR. 2 Sep .,1952 SUBJECT ComMist.Sponsored Conference of NQ: OF PAGES 2 25X1 4441sh Repub1i0ans is OT CIRCULATESUPPLEMENT 25X1 25X1 REPORT NO. Lop!,. I NO. OF ENCLS. r cusfea BELOW) 4 The Com .st.-controlled Comision Espanola de Pas has been making aet , preparations for a conference of Spanish Republicans, reportedly to be held in Montevideo on 22-21 August 1952. Within, the general purpose of further advancing the Co3mmmist Pro-Peace campaign, 'the principal aim of the conference will be to raise the morale and numbers of the local Pro-Pease workers and supporters? A dominant note . of. the conference is to-be an attack on the United States' 'warmongering,, oppression and exploitation" throughout the world, partioularl r in Spain.l 20 Conference workers are sending out a total of 15,1300 invitations,. 500 of 4bieft tire to go'to Spaniards residing in Argentina, - BOIi T3A Brazil, - Chile, Fria, and. possibly other 'foreign nations. Attendance at several preparatory it tinge held at the Commtmist Casa de Espana headquarters in no instance 11il.$t nt_Com ist, and one- leader of the Spanish C?mrsmists in. Uragu; and Luisa C. Peres. exceeded 80 persons- This is an indication of the limited interest: the conference has. aroused-among active members of the Uruguayan Party and veteran followers of the Comma st lime. Spanis Com vnists h .ly active in promoting the conference are as . fol`I,ows a dose Pergazin, Com = st propagandist and leader of the, local Spanish Pro-Peace movement, Who is serving as Secretary: Venancio- Lozoe. Among' other Spaniards active in the unda'rtaking area Maria Albacete active`; Yolanda Martinez Ferrari; Pab1 Ouro; Ninuel Roth ri guez Corral, businessman; .lio Sampil, president of the Casa de Espana, for s. c urse; Valerie Alanso, businessman; Anador Bates, landlord; ~o Barancla, Reyes, maasician; . Manuel Coira, Co asst `propagandist and businessmen; Sergio Cordero, former officer of the Casa de Espana; Luis Criado, >aili.tant Cam- 0- 1st and laborer; Pedro Diaz, businessman; - Martin, Font,.-bnsiaessmz and former member of the Casa. de ftom 1 ecd a; Doxinp Approved For Release 2002/08/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13700160006-1 Approved For Release 2002/08/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13700160006-1 SECRW -2- 25X1A 1950; Maria Luisa, concert pianist; Lr+i1io Domingo Sant, business- man; Jose Seone, militant Communist and-businessman; Carmen Vargas; Luis Viadero; and Losefa pillar, reportedly connected with.Nosotras, organ of the Union Femenina. 5X1 1. Coiment. A recently published announcement of the confer ence calls or the participation of all "patrotic" Spaniards in the "defens their native land, and identifies the United States and the Fran ment as the main obstacles to world peace* - e" of co Govern- 5X1 2e Approved For Release 2002/08/09 : CIA-RDP82-00457RO13700160006-1