CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALAN 1954 COUP

Created: 6/18/1954

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TO: PRITY SLINC RYGAT PBSUCCESS

SNFO: PRITY DIR

PRIORITY

PRCCEQCNCC

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A. IN . ^ )

HAS BITTERLY ATTACKED UNITED FRUIT. PRESS AT TOURIST CONGRESS IN PANAMA.

IM PRIVATE CONVERSATION WITH VARIOUS JGERION DENOUNCED ODYOKE POLICY IN LATIN ALlER ICA AND STAUNCHLY DEFENDED ABSENT WSBURNT GOVT AM)

POLICIES. SUBJECT STATED,^ -

SPLIT IN

ARBENZ GOVTS?/

D. VBMHT GOVT PREPAREo'to. LIQUIDATE ANY OPPOSITION GROUP. GOVT ALSO AWARE THAT PGPR WE SPONSORED GROUP IK HONDURAS UNDER LEADERSHIP CASTILLOLL ATTELSPT INVASION BSBURNT. INVASION FOKCE WILL ENTER US BURNT AT SEVERAL POINTS AND HILL OE ALLOWED TO PENETRATE UP TO JO MILES AT WHICH TIMELL BE WIPED OUT.

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C. FEW DAYS AGO PLANE PILOTED. FLIER IN PAY OF UNITED FRUIT DROPPED BOXES OF ARMS IN DS BURNT WHICH WERE TURNED OVER TO POLICE BY PEASANTS THAT AREA.

D0 FOREIGN MINISTER DESIRES TO VISIT LATIN AMERICAN OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS PROBLEMS BUT ARBENZ OPPOSEO TO SUCH TRAVEL AT THIS TIME.

5, SUBJECT BITTERLY DENIESUI IE BUT PROUD OF DEUAT AND PART OF THE ARBENZ GROUP,

U. IN VIEW ABOVE DO NOT BELIEVE IT ADVISABLE TO APPROACH PRESENT, BUT WILL KEEP LINC INFORMED OF HIS ACTIVITIES AND PLANS*

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MR. ESTERLINE, WH, NOTIFIED0o

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