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MIAMI DAILY NEWS, Tuesday, Dec 24, I94A Americas' Peace Menaced By Per on, Venezuelan Says Writer Here For Holidays Sees Dictator Forming Latin Bloc Against United States "Fascist reforms" of Argentine dictator Juan Peron are a greater danger to hemispheric peace than the recent revolution revolution in Venezuela, n. political writer irom ioc i a i i r i country declared today. The writer, Jose Gerb&si, is in Miami Miami for the holidays. holidays. Gerbasi charged the revolution in ine revoiuiion in i i - 4 1 i mi couniry was 114 "nothing com- com- v. 1 M GerhaHi pard to Peron s regwne. i ne Argentine Argentine president, the writer added, added, la running a Falange patterned after that movement In Spain. "Peron is a reformer and all of hireforms have been Fascist to daa," Gerbasi declared. "No one aeems to realize just how danger-ous-thls danger-ous-thls danger-ous-thls danger-ous-thls danger-ous-thls man is. Through his in-fJRf-nce, in-fJRf-nce, in-fJRf-nce, in-fJRf-nce, in-fJRf-nce, a Ijitin American bloc against the United States is not at ailMJnprobable." JtVron is a demagogue, but the people like him. He has many Nazis in his regime; the people ignore By WILLI A3I BAGGS Mtaml Dalljf Ni Staff Writer) this. He actively supported France in Spain; the peaple applauded this. These three factors are enough to paint danger in a large red sign." "His influence may spread one day throughout the Latin Americas. Americas. It will not be military, but political, political, at first. Then, the military. The danger is there." Gerbasi. commenting on. the short-lived short-lived short-lived rcvolutidn in his coun try two weeks ago, denied that the revolt was started by Communists. "There are several Communists in the constituent assembly, but none in the Betancourt or Democratic Action party The Communists, in general, follow the Betancourt line, said the writer. Followers of Contrcblas and Me dina (former Venezuelan presi dents) started the revolt, said Ger basi. They were not very strong, as evidenced in the quick death of their movement. Batancourt,, admittedly, admittedly, is popular with the peo ple of the country, the writer con tinued. Gerbasi, who plans to go to the University of Minnesota after the holidays to take several courses. said the current reports of , grow ing Communists' activities in his country were untrue. "They are not so popular. They are, and I do believe will be, a small mi nority." as

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  1. The Miami News,
  2. 24 Dec 1946, Tue,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 28

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