• Short Summary

    URUGUAY'S GOVERNMENT HAS DECLARED IMMEDIATE SECURITY MEASURES AND HAS PUT ALL OF ITS TROOPS ON ALERT.

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    URUGUAY'S GOVERNMENT HAS DECLARED IMMEDIATE SECURITY MEASURES AND HAS PUT ALL OF ITS TROOPS ON ALERT.THE DECREE WAS ANNOUNCED ON OCTOBER 8 BY INTERIOR MINISTER ADOLFO TEJERA.IT CAME IN THE WAKE OF WORK STOPPAGES BY STATE BANK CLERKS AND A THREE-DAY STRIKE.THE STRIKE IS SCHEDULED TO START TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY).

    MORE THAN 60,000 CIVIL SERVANTS ARE DEMANDING A WAGE INCREASE.

    THE REASON FOR THE STERN MEASURES TAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT, AN INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL SAID, WAS BECAUSE OF THE "OBVIOUS CLIMATE OF SUBVERSION THAT EXISTS." HE DIDN'T SAY WHO WAS BEHIND THE SUBVERSION.THE SPOKESMAN WENT ON TO SAY THAT THE DECREE HAS THE FULL SUPPORT OF THE COMPLETE COUNCIL AND ITS MINISTERS.

    "THE GOVERNMENT IS READY TO SMASH THE LABOUR SUBVERSION WITH THE GREATEST ENERGY.WE ARE NOT GOING TO ALLOW ANYONE TO PARALYSE THE COUNTRY."
    LAST FRIDAY, THE NATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF WORKERS REACTED TO THE GOVERNMENT'S DECREE BY STAGING A PROTEST MARCH.MOUNTED POLICE BROKE UP THE MARCH BEFORE IT GOT OUT OF HAND.MORE TROUBLE IS EXPECTED THIS WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7YOSATG4WNNWUE7RIP64562HR
    Media URN:
    VLVA7YOSATG4WNNWUE7RIP64562HR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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