CABLE TO SENIOR REP., GUATEMALA CITY FROM DIR, CIA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/29/1954

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UATEMALA CITY ISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

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lo HAVE JUST HEARD FROMTAKEOVER BVC. jf AND TWO YOUNGERTOAS DECLARED HIMSELF ASCALLIGERIS AND DESIRING NEGOTIATEOONEST,C REQUESTING STOPPAGE OF ALL BOMBING AND EARLIESTCEASE-FIRE ALSO REQUEST ING CALLIGER IS ADVISEHE WANTS AND SELECT TIME HE WILLINGHC ^ 1

2, JGOON RADIO AND BROADCAST MESSAGE TO THE TROOPS PEOPLE Of GUAT INCLUDING STATEMENT HE TRYING ESTABLISH CONTACT WITH CALLIGERIS IN ORDER ARRANGE CESSATION HOSTILITIES* LINCOLN ENDEAVORING PASS YOUR INFO TO CALLIGERIS AND SHERWOOD IMMEDIATELY. FOREGOING ARE ONLY RECOMMENDATIONS SINCE WE HAVE VERY INADEQUATE PICTURE OF SITUATION HERE AND IN ANY CASE YOU ON GROUND KNOW BEST WHAT TO DO, INCLUDING WHETHER IT WISE OR SAFE

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EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT

J| THEN ALL MAJORAND ALL DANGEROUS ELEMENTS MILITARY 8EAND HELD THERE, PREFERABLY INCORUUNICADO^IMPRISONED ANTICOMUUNIST POLITICAL PRISONERS BEPRISON SOON AS POSSIBLE WITHOUT DISRUPTION,THOSE KNOW ALSO

RECOMMEND LIFTING FOREIGN PRESS CENSORSHIP ENABLING US REPORTERS GET THROUGH BY TELEPHONE AND CABLE.

4, FOREGOING CHECKED WITH HOLLAND WHO APPROVES AND CONCURS IN ALL ASPECTS INCLUDING PARTICULARLY FACT YOUR JUDGMENT CONTROLLING,.

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FRANK Ga IISNER

DEPUTY DIRECTOR'*

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