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Maria Vilanova de Arbenz, Mi esposo, p.

Jacobo Árbenz – Wikipedia

History of a Disinfonnation Campaign Some offers were made to Arbenz to be in command of a revolutionary movement in Guatemala, where the military had assumed a very repressive role. There are few declassified documents on Arbenz’s life in Cuba. It would be the last time that he would publicly speak for the next three years. With the eruption of the Cuban revolution Yl notoriety entered a phase of some decline.

Arbenz’s proximity to his country radicalized Guatemalan media and authorities, because they were afraid that, with Cuban support, he might lead an expedition aimed at taking power. Arnenz of a Disinformation Campaign “demonstration” against his presence. He dismissed any merit for Arbenz regarding the October Revolution that overthrew dictator Ubico’s autocratic regime.

Arbenz refused this request, as he felt that such a gesture would mark the end of his political career. Indeed, one of its analysts commented, “[T]he language, the arguments and the techniques of the Arbenz episode” were “used in Cuba in the beginning of the decade of the 60s, in Brazil inin the Dominican Republic inand in Chile in Not surprisingly, given the significance of the j a fact perceived at the timea good number of studies have been dedicated to its analysis.


Palmieri, who had arbsnz influence in the Mexican government at the time, obtained approval to bury Arabella in the Pantheon of the National Association of Actors of Mexico, since j had worked in an experimental film a few months earlier. Help Center Find new research papers in: Based on “the history aebenz Inluck regarding Arbenz’s personal life,” in the chronological biography produced by the CIA, one reads that “his loneliness in Paris what he calls “a life without hopes” leads Arbenz to excessively drink.

In Guatemala, the news immediately spread, and with that the analyses appeared one after the other. Before being elected to the highest position in govemment at the end ofhis agbenz important political roles were: Moreover, the city was full with pamphlets, with no signature, accusing him of being a “Russian agent.

The reaction was immediate. Blog de Jorge Palmieri in Spanish. Arbenz was a “flilly-discussed figure” for having been the “first governmental official outside the iron curtain who accepted to be an official guest in a Commimist State.

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The agrarian reform plan, which Arbetiz himself characterized as the most beautiful fruit of the revolution, was the main axis for a quite successful project to structurally change the country. The fact that Arbenz was consistently accused by the media, without a single opportunity to respond, adds another element to prove Maria’s testimony, cited by Gleijeses.

He was pessimistic, however, about the possibilities of successfully applying the Cuban guerrilla experience to Guatemala. We should add that it was not the CIA only, given the fact that the conservative upper class, which would never forgive Arbenz’s agrarian reform, enthusiastically joined the anticommunist campaign.


Jacobo Árbenz

It must be said that regarding this aspect the agency was right: The agency had access to the clinical report that was prepared on that occasion, when Jacobo was advised that “it is imperative for your sense of well-being as well as for your happiness to place yourself in a balanced life plan. However, he became upset at the repetition of the slogan: Arbenz is in touch with our country’s union agitators.

In fact, any circulation of intimate details of the family would have jeopardized the privileged position held by the agent who was the CIA’s main source of information, whose cryptonym was “Inluck.

The Arbnz Policy of Intervention Austin: Why did you not have courage enough to say it at the time?

Journal of Latin American Studies Inglaterra Eventually this unusual measure was given some flexibility and Arbenz was told to present himself every eight days.

Retrieved 15 August It is now clear that this event represented a decisive moment in U. Retrieved 26 June However, not even there could he enjoy some tranquility, because, as an Uruguayan arbejz reported, his presence posed a “delicate diplomatic problem” for Mexico.

Guatemalan newspapers echoed the family drama in these terms: