CABLE TO SR. REP, LINCOLN FROM DIRECTOR, CIA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/27/1954

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JUNE FORAIS ^THEKCE TO HONDURAS. HAS ^HHED SPHERE COMPETENCE

KITH NO POKERS INVESTIG/iTIOR (BO SNOOPING, NO DETECTIVE yORK) AND WAS CREATEDAVANA CONFERENCE FOREIGN MINISTERS FOR PURPOSE OF KEEPING CONSTANTLY OH GUARD AGAINST POSSIBLE CONFLICTS BETWEEN OAS MEMBERS AID SEEK BIG PEACEFUL MET: CDS SOIDTIOJ*. PEACE CCJMITTEE IS DISTINCT FROM COMMITTEES WITH BROAD INVESTIGATIVE AJJD^SNOOPING POWERS APPOINTED UNDER RIO TREATY BY ORGAN OF CONSULTATIONLL FOREIGN MINISTERS. ^

FEA^^ftflOTTEE KILL NOT INVESTIGATE COMMUNIST PENETRATION IN

GUATEMALA. ITS MISSION IS TO STUDY THE CONFLICT BETWEEN GUATEMALA, HONDURAS AND NICARAGUA BY CUliSTlONTHG GOVERNMENTS OF THS-DOUNTRIES CONCERNED IN THEIRCAPITALS. CALLIGERIS AND HIS FOOOWERS WILL NOT BE SOUGHT OUT AND IT IS DOUBTFULEARING COULD BE OBTAINED EVEN THOUGH REQUESTED BY THEM. VISITS' TC INTERIOR,FROM CAPITALS, ARE KJT PLANNED. THREE DAYS WILL BE SPENT IN EACH CAPITAL, AS INDICATED IN REFERENCE.

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OP COURSE HAS BOTH GOOD AND BAD FEATURES FROM OUR POINT OF

VIEW, BUT MORE GOOD THAN BAD. ViB HAVE BRIEFED DANIELS AHD ASSISTANT CONNETT ON POINTS EXAMINE RE GUAT INTERVENTION AND SUBVERSION HONDURAS.

MAI WISH SEND SUBSTANCEABLE TO CADICK AND BRODFROST.

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