CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/18/1954

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ROUTINE

CITE: SLINC

2) TO: DIRUCCESS RE: 7

BEING CONFRONTED WITH IMPORTANT PROBLEM GETTING TAPES FROM LINC STUOIO TO SHERWOOD IN SHORTEST POSSIBLE TIME IN ORDER KEEP ALLUSION OPERATING WITHIN TARGET COUNTRY AND EXPLOIT OPPORTUNITIES REQUIRES INSTITUTION EXCEPTIONAL PROCEDURES DUE TIME AND DISTANCE FACTORS BETWEEN TWO POINTS.

MARINE AIRCRAFT TO HOPEFUL TO SOMERSET BY AIR ALREAOY ESTABLISHED ANO FUNCTIONING. THIS EXCELLENT SERVICE BUT SHOULO NOT BE USED AS FREQUENTLY AS CIRCUMSTANCES REQUIRE.

J. ALTERNATIVE AND RECOMMENOED PROCEDURE IS TO UTILIZE FOUR PBPRI*JE CARGO KICKERS ON HAND WHO RULED OUT OF CARGO USE OUE LINC POLICY DECISION ON SECURITY. THESE MEN SECURITY CLEARED.

U. COURIERS WOULD DEPART MIAMI TO PANAMA VIA MANAGUATAPES TO SHERWOOD MAN AT SOMERSET THEN TO PANAMA AND RETURN MIAMI. (SECURE PROCEDURE FOR PASSING TAPES PREVIOUSLY

IS FORBIDDEN TOOPY OF THIS MESSAGE Coo/ No.

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ESTABLISHED.)

5. INDIVIDUALS WILL TRAVEL

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J DOCUMENTATION. OLELY FOR USE IN PANAMA. 6. WITH HQ CONCURRENCE REQUEST FOLLOWING ACTION:

CONTRACTS BE AMENDED TO:

INDIVIDUAL AS "COURIER"IF NEW CLASSIFICATION REQUIRESCLEARANCE, ADVISE IMMEDIATELY TIME REQUIRED TOAMD WHETHER INOlVlOUAL CAN BE USED AS SUCH IN ITER I'APROVlSIOMAL CLEARANCE DY LINC SECURITY OFFICER).

C. PAY AND ALLOWANCES PER OLD CONTRACT,

BONUS, PER MONTH, FOR TWO vlONTHS.

0. DELETE PROVISION FOR. CASH BONUS UPON COM-

PLETION OF MISSION.

INSURANCE AND GRATUITY PROVISIONS.

PER DIEM PROVISION AUTH PCS AT REQUEST HQ CABLE LINC APPROVAL.

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