CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 8/11/1954

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10 IDEM SOLICITED VISIT WITH MYLKESB LANGEVIN, LEADERS CEUA, LIONEL SISNIEGOS, JOSE TOHRON, MARIO LOPEZ EVENINGUGUST STATED THEIR INTENTION TO UNEQUIVACABLY WITHDRAW CEUA SUPPORT CALLIGERIS AfC MAKE PUBLIC AWJOUNCEMENT THEY NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR GOVT FAILURE TO TAKE FIRM STEPS AGAINST KNOWN COMMIES (MANY OF WHOM STILL HOLD HIGH PUBLIC OFFICE).

2. AT OUR REQUEST SECRETARY GENERAL CEUA, SISNIEGOS, HAS AGREED TO DELAY ACTIONAYS. ALTHOUGH CALLIGERIS STILL PUBLIC HERO HIS LIBERATION SUPPORTERS RAPIDLY BECOMINGBECAUSE LACK EVEN TOKEN COiWIE REPRISAL, FOR EXAMPLE: PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE SEVERAL SELF-ADMITTED ARBENZ TORTURES REMA JM UNPUNISHED.

5- VIEW ABOVE SUGGEST REEMPHASIZE TO JMBLUG NECESSITY f_ CALLIGERIS TAKING FIRMER STAND TO BOLSTER DIMINISHING PRESTIGE, ANY CHANGE GOVT NEXTAYS WOULD MAKE PBHISTORY EXCELLENT PROPAGANDA TARGET FOR ANY NATIONALISTIC CALLIGERIS SUCCESSOR,

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