CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 7/15/1954

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OUR -ffiSTAFTER REVISING VATERiAjL IN STATION POSSESS!OK TO li^gj LOCKED GP AMD FRCWT ORGANiZATlOW PREMISES FOR hva^ok. TC DO fKIS se HAD TO GUT PERSONALLYMEiU CONFUSION AW RED TAPE, ik PROCESS DISCOVERED CPS7JDENTS union UNGUARDED AND ENSURED BETTER PHYSICAL SECURITY RECORDS. AFTER IMSPtCTfOS REALIZED THATGREATDOCUMENTATION BEYOND GU3 CAPABILITIES. IDENTICAL COJKLUSlQrl REACHED BfVODACIB TEAM.

WE SELECTED FROM STOTTJNL 'INTERESTING DOCUMENTS WHICH vVE PLAN,,INC- TAKE KITHO WASH FC3 YOUR INSPECTION AND DISSEK.8ATI0N. OCUMENTS REPRESENT RICHEST LEVEL FOUND TO BATE.

MS TO uake PERSONAL GOXTACTS WITH GOVERNJAtHT OFFICIALS FOR SUPPC'iT ACTIONS OQTAINED POSITIVE COOPERATION AS FOLLOWS:

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A. contacts and FURNISHED

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MATERIALS and COUPREHENSiVE LIST CP LEADERSHIP. ,

C. officersgeneral staff

FURNISHED CONSOLIDATED REPORT cp STRUCTURE and PERSONALITIES.,

JOB WAS TO STIMULATE CREATION FURTHERTHfxOI.SH SWCH IKVESTIGATiCK IM DEPTH COULDARRIEDTHAT DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUPPLEMENTED BY l' 'SEDEFECTIONS.

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RINCIPLES, OPERATIONS.

D. GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION CHANGEDOMPOSITION AND DELAYED FURTHER DISCUSSIONS UNTILULY. THATERE REQUESTED ATTEND MEETINGULY AND ADVISE COMMITTEE ON HOft TO FUNCTION AND ORGANIZE. IN MEANTIME DOCUMENTS BEGAN POLLING INTO CENTRAL REPOSITORY CITED IN BOVE.

6. AT MEETINGULY WITH INFORMAL INVESTiSA. 1VE COMMITTEE FOLLOWING ACTION AGREED UPONl

A, DECREE SHOULD BE ISSUED GRANTING FORMAL LEGAL STATUS TO OCMVtTTEE AMD FULL POWERS FOR INVESJITATION COMMUNISM,

B.. COMM ITTEE PROPER TO BE COMPOSED THREE MEMBERS WITH THO Al.TERNATES. ONE MEV8ER TO BE CHAIRMAN.

C. UDGE filTK NATION-WIDE JURISDICTION SHOULD BE

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*TTACHED TO COttllTTEE FOP ISSUANCE RARPANTS, SUBPOENAS,

SHOULD BE SENT IMMEDIATELY TO DEPARTM**'TO FORWARD PERTINENT FILES PREVIOUS REGIME PARTIES FOR STUDY AT COVtflSSlON HEADQUARTERS*

FOR COMMITTEE SHOULD BE SPECIFICALLY

ALLOTED.

MEMBERS PRESENT AGREED FPPUULATEPLAN -OR CUR REVIEW AND SUGGESTIONS AT MEETING t6 JULY.

MEETINGANNISTER WENT IWEBtATELY -

ENSURE EFFECTIVE

ACTIONABOVE PARAGRAPH.

HOST TANGIBLE RESULT SO FAR IS THAT ACCESS TO ALL AVAILABLE DOCUMENTS ENSURED AT CENTRAL PO NT AND THAT GUAT INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE WELL OF* fiAY OF BECOMING REALITY. BANNISTER DOING SPLENDID JOB IN NURSING ALONG COMMITTEE AND IS PERFECTLY CAPABLE OF GIVING DAY TO DAY ADVICE TOP, MEMBERSFEEL EXTREVELY COOPERATIVE.

0 FACT THAT INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE AND SUBVERSIVE SOUAC *ILL NEED WEEKS IF KOT HPJfTHS TO fATIptE, CONSIDER WDST IMMEDIATE PRACTICAL PROBLEM IS TO ENSURE FULL

KUBARK EXPLOITATIONTEAM LEFT 14

JULY TO PROPOSE DISPATCH LONG TERM ODACID TEAM. KE FEEL ODACID SHOULD NOT GET MONOPOLY IN RECORDS AND RECOMMEND CONSIDERATION JOINT KUBARK ODACID TEAM0 MONTHS. FEEL SURE BANNISTER CAN PREVENT ODACID TEAM INTERFERENCE KITH OPERATIONAL ASPECT SINCE^ CJ0BCW,sed to st,ck to STUDY ASPECTS ONLY.

9. TEAM WOULD APPRECIATE PERMISSION TO PETUPN TO BRIEF YOU IN DETAIL.

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