MISC RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/27/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

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. Code provides for the boarding and searching of vessels, examination of manifest searching of cargo and persons -eUoeee-vessels engaged in foreign trade that may enter the

ofcS3aryto obtain compliance*f of this section.

The Magnussen Act provides that if the President of the United States has declared that the country is endangered on four different things, the President haa, by executive order, subversivean,delegate to take proper action to protect our ports, harbors and vessels of the United states. Under the executive order issuedto the act, theGuard has promulgated regulations which provide that the so-ralied captain of they takepa necessary to protect the harbors or vessels of the United States,

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