• Short Summary

    THE BOLIVIAN GOVERNMENT HAS TROOPS OPERATING IN THE SOUTH-EASTERN JUNGLES BELT IN AN ATTEMPT TO ELIMINATE ROAMING GROUPS OF ARMED DISSIDENTS.

  • Description

    THE BOLIVIAN GOVERNMENT HAS TROOPS OPERATING IN THE SOUTH-EASTERN JUNGLES BELT IN AN ATTEMPT TO ELIMINATE ROAMING GROUPS OF ARMED DISSIDENTS.

    THE ARMY HAS SET UP ITS HEADQUARTERS IN THE VILLAGE OF LAGUNILLAS, AND OPERATES IN SMALL GROUPS IN RESPONSE TO INTELLIGENCE RECEIVED FROM FRIENDLY VILLAGERS. BUT SO FAR IT HAS HAD TO SUFFER ITS SHARE OF REVERSES. ONLY A WEEK AGO FOUR SOLDIERS WERE KILLED AND THREE WOUNDED IN A BATTLE WHICH LASTED FOUR DAYS.

    THE GOVERNMENT IN LA PAZ HAS CLAIMED THAT THE DISSIDENTS ARE LED BY ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA, THE FORMER CUBAN MINISTER OF INDUSTRY AND A KEY FIGURE IN THE CASTRO REVOLUTION. THE CHIEF OF THE BOLIVIAN ARMED FORCES, CHIEF GENERAL ALFREDO OVANDO CANDIA, TOLD A RECENT PRESS CONFERENCE THAT GUEVARA WAS GUILTY OF "INTERNATIONAL-TYPE SUBVERSION".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1L3QUOSA69YF6RT42NWTE7EEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1L3QUOSA69YF6RT42NWTE7EEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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