CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 4/2/1954

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1. MARIO SOSA, COMMIE CHIEF INSPECTOR DEPARTAMENTO ACRARIO MACPPROACHEDG IF ESPERANCE HAD BEEN ] WHENEPLIED AFFIRMATIVELY, SOSA ASKED WETHERELIEVED ESPERANCE WILLING EARN "SOISE BIG HONEY" BY FLY IKO OUT COVT PEGN CASE OUTBREAK TROUBLE. SOSA HINTED HE"WILL INO DISCUSS STANDING RETAINER FEE WITH ESPERANCE.

Z. SOSA ALSO ASKEDSCERTAIN FROM ESPERAtVCE IF POSSieLE DELIVER DE HAVILLANO JETS. SAID ODYOKE MAY HAVE CHANGED ATTITUDE WSBURNTCE BERLIN CONFERENCE. SAID VJSBURNTC< DOLLARS CASH IN PBPRIUE FOR THIS PURPOSE. EVAL: .

3B ESPERANCE ADVISES ESPERANCE 1 IS HIS REPRESENTATIVE IN SALES EQUIPMENT TO DAM AND BOTH OF THEM HAVE FREQUENT CONTACT WITH SOSA HHO GENERALLY HANDLES.

k. HAVE INSTRUCTED ESPERANCE LI STEM IF APPROACHED BY SOSA AND ATTEMPT DELAY COMMITMENT BUT IF PRESSED AGREE RATHER THAN BREAK OFF

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ADVISES CONFUSION FEAR WITHINNIDENTIFIED GOVT OFFICIALS WHO BELIEVE "SOMETHING

UNFAVORABLE GOVERNMENT AND THEIR FUTURE GOING 0NR THOUGH UNABLE ASCERTAIN NATURE. SOURCE STATED COW.1IE LEADERS BELIEVE UNREST ATTR'EUTABLE PBPRIME ACTIVITIES BUT USELESS SEEK.

ESPOUSE CLAIMS LIMITED AMOUNT CZECH ARKS, AMMUNITION HELD FORP. BY FJSTEAL EMBASSY IN KMPAJAV.A, ONLY PISTOLS RIFLES LIGHT MACHINE.

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