CABLE TO SENIOR REP., (DELETED) FROM DIR, CIA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/30/1954

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TOUR. ACCflRDINQ TO HOLLAND SCHEDULE WILL AS FOLLOWS: LCAVB MEXICO TONIGHT AND PROCEED GUAT CITTj REMAIN GOAT CITT TWO DATS AND PROCEED TEGU; REMAIN TEGU THREE

3. ASSUME SKILLET FAMILIARrb4 farCHORK OF GROUP TOETERKLNEP FHBCTION BETWEEN GOVTS. NOT AUTBCBE&^GAOE'TJiJTJTITIES AND SLEUTHING. US RKP DANIELS, WHO WAS NOT CUT IN ON DETAILS 0F_ EBSUCCESS, HAS BEENBRIEFED BY WHITING PX THINGS TO LOOK FOR-AMD ASK ABOUT IN HONDURAS

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AND HE APPEARS WILLING STEER OTHER MEMBERSINES. WE HAVE TOLD HTM HE SHOULD CHECK WITH SKILLET FIRST'j

ON SKILLET'SEAVCBvGO DEEPLY INTO FOLLOHINO "CAUSES OF FRICTION" BETWEENONDURAS t

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nt and all evidences op subversive actions bt goat govt and/or guat labor and otherkkd organtzatioks against honduras.

involvement goat ambassador in recemt^riots teod.

tnvolvfment in fruit co. strikes digluding rolethree expelled consuls and finangiax and otnerxxskexkeke assistance

bt ouat tabor

offered and frovtded strike leaders

groa nidations andet govt. also ih same connection look into

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role played bt wftu and lombardo toledano op mexico.

d. systematic and nearly complete sabotage honduran air force planes and possible ouat or ctree cckhdktstin this.

e, the patttr of the botibtho at santa rosa de co pin, although blamed on goat bt honduras govtystery to us and us unable to provide any useful recommendation or guidance toet on this.

p. last but by ho means least, reported successful subvhisionne or more high officials honduran govt. (we have in mind

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PINEDA WHO ME HAVE LOW} SUSPECTED BETED OH GOAT PAYROLL AHD CONCERHINO WHOM GALVEZ RECENTLY EXPRESSED SERIOUS CONCERN TO SKILLET, IN CONNECTION WITH HIS REQUEST TRY REMOVE PINEDA FROM SCENEIME. REALIZE THIS TOUCH! POLITICAL HATTER WHERE SKILLET GUIDANCE AND JUDGMENT ESSENTIAL.)

U. THE OBVIOUS POINT OF ALL THE FOREGOING IS TO BRING OUT AS CLEARLY AS

POSSIBLE FOR BASIS OP REPORT TO OAS AND UN THE NATURE AND EXTENT CP GUAT AND

INTERNATIONAL COMMUNIST INTERVENTION IN DOMESTIC AFFAIRS PEACEFUL HONDURAS,

COLLATERAL PURPOSE OF EQUAL JJIPORTAHCE IS TO STRESS LENGTHIME AND EXTENT

CF GUAT PROVOCATION AGAINST HONDURAS IN FACE OF WHICH NO WONDER HONDURAS ADOPTED

LENIENT VIEW TOWARD HANDFUL OF GUAT ANTICOMMIEEFUGEES.

5. WE BELIEVE THAT BY SKILLET'S SKILLFUL HANDLING PEACE COMMISSION VISIT

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THIS CAN TURN OUT TO DEFINITE NET ADVANTAGE AMD,REQUIRED CONSUME NOT LESS

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THAN THREE PULL DAYS AND PREFERABLE MORE TIME.

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