Rbenz

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Carlos Enrique Díaz De León
... Diaz was also a friend and successor of Guatemalan president Jacobo Árbenz ... At the direction of the CIA and US Ambassador John Peurifoy, Díaz convinced Árbenz to resign the presidency ... replaced by Elfegio Monzón, an officer in the national army who had opposed Árbenz ...
PBHistory - Origins
... of psychological warfare and direct military action, the CIA forced Árbenz Guzmán out of office in a matter of days—culminating in his resignation on 27 June 1954 ... fall back and be replaced by diplomat "nurses." Since the covert operation to overthrew the Árbenz government had progressed so rapidly, the CIA hoped ...
Jacobo Árbenz - Later Life
... Árbenz initially stayed in Mexico, then he and his family moved to Switzerland ... Refusing to do so, Árbenz moved to Paris, and then to Prague ... the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro asked Árbenz to come to Cuba, a suggestion that Árbenz readily agreed to ...
Jorge Ubico - President of Guatemala (1931-44)
... Among the military officers in the opposition were Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán and Major Francisco Javier Arana ... Ubico had fired Árbenz from his teaching post at the Escuela Politécnica, and since then Árbenz had been in El Salvador organizing a band of revolutionary exiles ... On 19 October 1944 a small group of soldiers and students led by Árbenz and Arana attacked the National Palace, in what later became known as the "October Revolution" ...
Decree 900 - Background
... When Árbenz was elected in 1951, Guatemala had a high GDP but extremely unequal distribution of land 2% of the population controlled 72% of the arable land ... Árbenz sought to transform Guatemala from a feudalist to a capitalist economy by distributing capital and creating infrastructure to increase production ... Guatemala into a competitive capitalist nation led Árbenz to push for the construction of a national highway, a new port, a hydroelectric power ...