CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/15/1954

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QS HAS INFORMALLY CONTACTED OFFICIALS CERTAINRIME COMPANIES SUPPLYING WSBURNTGAS/FUEL OIL WHO MAY ANNOUNCE UNWILLINGNESS SHIP FURTHER SUPPLIES WSBURNT GENERALLY FOR FOLLOWING REASONS:

A. REFUSAL SELL TO COWRIE REGIME WHICH FAILS RECOGNIZE LEGAL RIGHTS OF AND OBLIGATION TO OTHERS.

6. WSBURNT IN DEFAULT ON PAYMENTS (REPORTEDFROGS 3REp- BUT UNCONFIRMED).

IN WSBURNT MAKES RISK FURTHER STORAGEUNACCEPTABLE UNTIL SITUATION CLARIFIED.

DURING EMERGENCY AID TO COMMIESSHIPffiNTS HELP TO LOCAL NON-COMSIES IN THEIRTO REGIME.

2. URGE YOU DO WHAT YOU CAN TO PERSUADE LOCAL REPS ABOVE COS TO PERSUADE HEAD OFFICE TO STOP SHIPI.CNTS WS BURNT SOONEST FOR EMERGENCY AND TO MAKE PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT SUCH ACTION

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