CABLE TO DIRECTOR, LINCOLN FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/31/1954

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FIRST TWO DAYS CONGRESS INCLUDED PRIETO LAURENS ACCUSATIONS AGAINST COMMIES IN MEXICAN GOVT; SPEECHES BY URIBE MISAS, PENNA BOTTO, BAQUERO DE LA CALLE, ANDRES DE CICCO, JOSE LUIS ARENAS ALL TREATING COMMUNISM THEIR COUNTRIES. HEMISPHERE AND GUATEMALA. KEETINCS ORDERLY BUT BEHIND AGENDA SCHEDULE. DELEGATES SELECTED BY MISSIONS MADE EXCELLENT IMPRESSIONS, ESPECIALLY PENNA BOTTO, BAQUERO DE LA CALLE. SOURCES PRESS, RMSHIELD AND NASHWINTER.

FULLY DOCUMENTED GUAT CASE PRESENTED BY JOSE LUIS ARENAS THIRD DAY. RESOLUTION PASSED TO PRESENT CUAT CASE BEFORE OAS. COMMISSION APPOINTED AS PREVIOUSLY INDICATED WITH PENNA BOTTO AS PRESIDENT, PRIETO LAURENS AS SECRETARY GENERAL AHD SUBSTITUTION RAFAEL VELASQUEZ FOR URIBE MISAS OF COLOMBIA. SIEGRIST FACTIOM CUE AND FUA TRIED DISRUPT MEETING. WERE EXPELLED FROM HALL, BUT SUCCEEDED GAINING PRESS EMPHASISAY. DISTURBANCES PLUS LAURENS CONTINUED BLAST MEXICAN GOVT FOR CODDLING COMMIES CAUSED WALKOUT ECUADOR AND COSTA RICA DELEGATIONS. MAY RETURN FORAY SESSION.

ARRIVALS NOU COHFIRiiED BY RHSKIELD AND PRESS: URUGUAY: ISARCYEN. BRAZIL: ANTONIO PORTO SOBRINKO AHD WALDO RAMOS VIAHA OF FREHTE DE JUVENTUDE DEM0CRAT1CA. ECUADOR: GALO CANAZ AND RODRIGO MARTINEZ. PARAGUAY: ISABEL URRUA VALLAJO (ALSO RCVDANAMA: LUIS CARLOS NORIEGA AND ARTURO HASSAN AHTEME7. NICARAGUA: CARLOS ADAH ESPINOZA, JULIO SERPAS AND FRANCISCO PEREZ ESTRANA OF CNTDN. PERU: SEN NESTOR GAMBETTA ANDZAS CALLARDO, VP

OF PERUVIAN CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES. COSTA RICA: MARIANO QUIROZ GONZALEZ.

A. INTERIM EVALUATION CONGRESS:

A. SUCCESS FOR PBSUCCESS SINCE ALL DELEGATIONS SPOKE AGAINST SOVIET INTERVENTION GUATEMALA AND ENTHUSIASTICALLY APPROVED RESOLUTION CONDEMNING SUCH INTERVENTION FOR FORWARDING TO OAS. OPPOSITION UHITED-LIBETH ENITE-ft DID NOT ATTEND OR ATTEMPT DISRUPTION.

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C. LONG RANGE HEMIUIDE OPERATIONS THROUGH THEESTAOLJSHED BUT TOO EARLY JUDGE POSSIBILITIES. REQUESTSECURE REACTIONS RETURNING

EE CUf.wttss ABB COM IS ION. THEN Dili MAKE DECISION ON COURSE TO FOLLOW VITH COI1ISION.

SERVICES REPS PRESENT MEETINGS. LUDAR"TIME". ONE MINUTE PICTURES OPENING SESSION CARRIED TAPE RECORDINGS MADE 3UT THOSE OF FIRST TWO DAYSUSED TAPE OBTAINED BY

REF COMISION AND GUATEMALA CASE TO BE SENT F

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