CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE 1954 GUATEMALA COUP

Created: 10/14/1954

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1. HAVE DISCUSSED REFS

KNOWLEOGEABILITYo HE RECEIVED FROM .WBLUG BENEFIT OF JMOUJO'8

BY WHITING RE SUBJECT.

2. STRONG POSSIBILTTY EXISTS CALLIGERIS MAY NOT BE ABLE EFFECT SETTLEMENTOTAL OF CLAIMS FORDAMAGES" RESULT CF FAILURE WOULD PROBABLY BE LlTlGATIXi WHICH COULD EMBARRASS RECOGNIZING THIS POSSIBILITY REQUEST CONSIDERATION BE GIVEN TO RAISING FIGURE WHICH CALLIGERIS

MAY NEGOTIATE WITH,

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J. PROPOSE UP PAY WITH CALLIGERIS TO BE AS FOLLOWS:

A. ND NOTBOHM TO SEE CALLIGERIS AND ADVISE HIM THAT ODYOKE WILLING TO HELP HIM TO EXTENT OF (WHATEVER UkXIUUI FIGURE HQS AUTHORIZES). THIS HELP BEING GIVEN BECAUSE ODYOKE

CTOBER 5I4in

1NTERESTED IN WELFARE OF HIS GOVT AND ANXIOUS SEE IT STABILIZE QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE,

6. CALLIGERIS WILL BE ASKED PLAY BRITISH INITHEF Bo

h, ADDITIONAL THOUGHT HAD BEEN TO URGE CALLIGERIS USE WSBURNT FUNDS TO MAKE UP DIFFERENCE EVEN TO EXTENT OF DIVERTING PORTION OF0 GRANT. ECEIVED WORD THISHOWEVER THATAYENIEOe LOSS OF GRANT AT THIS TIME EXTREMELY DETRIMENTAL TO STABILITY GOVT. AS RULED AGAINST GRANT ON GROUNDS SEES BAD IflECEOENT* CALLIGERIS HAS JUST ENOUGH FUNDS AVAII,ABLE TO PAY CURRENT frlLLS.

5o ND NCTBOHU WILL ATTEMPT AUOJENCE KITH CALLIGERISCTo YOUR APPROVAL WOULD APPRECIATE KNOWLEDGE KiGKEST FIGURE WHICH MAY BE USED PRIOR THAT MEETINGo

6e APPEARS NECESSARY TO INCLUDEN DISCUSSION

BECAUSE CALLIGERIS HASOMiNG DIRECTLY TO HIM ON MATTER

PROBABLY AS RESULT OF CONVERSATIONS HfiTH JUBI.UQ RE SU8JECTc

IFOT INCLUDED CALLIGERIS WOULD PROBfcELY COME TO.ICEN

A FOR VERIFICATION* NOT COSWITTED TO HIS APPROACH HOWEVER

AND REQUEST APPROVAL OR GUIDANCE PR ICR COiAIJTbENT.

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k-CABLE SECRETARIAT COm'SNT: EYES ONLY APPEARS TOMPROPEflL" USED. IN YOUR REPLY PLEASE ADVISE THE FIELD TO COMPLY STiTH REGULATION JO-IlPO)

ASSIGNED BY SIGCEM.

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