CABLE RE KUGOWN OPERATIONAL REPORT - ESSENCE (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 5/28/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM JyJ, RELEASEAS SANITIZED

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Chief of Station, Goatenala'^ 3

KUOOinr OperationalSSENCE

he information oontaia^ in paragraph*,f tho attachedSSBfCE contact report vaa pan ead to SSKAHTIC for investigation and aotion.

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SUBJECTS Hooting Between carter and albhhtO

1. eetlcg occurred between Oscar E. CAHTBB and ALBKHIO ob Tuesday morning, ES May.

A. report bicught in Crow Puerto Barries states that Sunday night shooting orruptod in the streets of tba town, to the extant that tha Inhabitantstate of war existed. This shooting possibly resulted whoa an aroused group of townsmenachine gun frost an any officer. Tent Ion la still running high la tho clty# and there very heavily patxoled by aoldiera*

requests that our flies and/orcheered to sow if tho governor of C

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group. orta received by CARTKH indicato thatis willing to work with tho opposition* andIn Guataaalaerson who can make thodoes not wish to nskaontact if theIs already counted among our files* This oentaotmadethan tonight, as the governor latomorrow, after having attendedting called by Arbenz for yesterday afternoon ofgovernors*

parish priest of Kits (name unknown)/!

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City bearing an. ror help. overnnent order was received by the agrariatas thla paet week-end, stating that an airplane flying low over Hits would be the signal for all agrariatas to unite and attack and kill all the anti-Co maun-lata ln Kit a. There are somective untlnfIn Vita,reat fear has spread among than all. They aro

completely unarmed and defenceless. The. ib that arms be eent Immediately. This Information ehould be forwarded to AHAEKLA,

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ncn in tne ban Jose area, and who Is actlVe andIn the group {CARTBB states more bo than mostent word that she hasen in San Joo6 ready for any action* and they are prepared to burn the Base militar In San Job*. However, here again arms are lacking and C Urgently requests that arms be eent* end wouldlike to hare two machine guns Included. This Information is alee to he passed along to AHAEKLA.

'>. An army officer (name unknown) stated that ln tha recently arrived shipmentarms were six fast, light tanks (he personally saw tvo ofnd six airplanes.

eunion yesterday with all thethe military uni to Uefea de cuorpos mill tares), inhe called together all the governors ofeunion, Purpose of these reunions not known.

next meeting between OARTBH and ALBERTOfor Tuesday night,ay.

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