CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 4/30/1954

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OF WEN BEING TRAINED FINCaCL

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UACHlHE GUNRENADEITiON XPLOSIONSVICINITY, FOUR FARMERS RECENTLY ENTERED FARM TAKENRELEASED RITH DEATH THREAT IF THEY REVEALED WHAT THEYREPORTED SEVERAL HUNDRED HER IN KHAKI IN TRAINING, EXIST CLOSED TO NAVIGATION, AND NEAR FINCA

ARE NUMBER OF "FEPR)ESM LAUNCHES AND TUGS. REPORT SPECULATES ON POSSIBLE SIMULTANEOUS ATTACKS COSTA RICA AND WSBURNT.

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RICAN GOVERNMENT HAS SERIES REPORTSCALDERON VISITED MANAGUA AND TRAINING CAfi'PS SEVERALROPERTO TIMOCO ACTS AS LIAISON BETWEENTAS IN COSTA

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RICA AND SOMOZA. TiNOCO REPORTEDLY IN MANAGUA AND DISAPPEARED FOR TWO WEEKS. CARLOS AlBERTO CASTRO, DIEGO LOPEZ, AND OTHER RENEGA'JE COSTA RICANS HAVE ALSO DISAPPEARED.

C. COL CARLOS CASTILLO ARMAS KNOWN TO BE IN HONDURAS TftAf'J ING ARMY

FINAL RfP0RT STATES COSTA RICAfJ GOVERNMENTNOT CARE VJHAT MAY OCCUR NORTH OF NICARAGUA AND WILL MAINTAIN UTMOST DISCRETION THIS MATTER AS LONG AS PROOF IS tfOT FORTHCOMING PLANS DIRECTED AGAINST COSTA RICA.

WILL ATTEMPT CALM ELLING HIM MATTER UNDER INVESTIGATION. HOOEVER, DO NOT 6ELIEVE COSTA RICANE TRUSTEP MAINTAIN SILENCE THIS MATTER UNLESS COERCED OR FCOLED.

DISPATCH FOLLOWS.

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