CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM LINCOLN RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP (W/ATTACHMENT)

Created: 2/20/1954

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Each comment ahould be numbered to correspond with number Lnino should bo drawn across sheet under each comment. Officer designations ahould be ased in To column.

Lech officer should initial (check mark insufficient) before farther routing.

Actionca taken ahould be Indicated in OxwrtU

Eouttng ahfet ahould always be rotomed tot li^Trtnini

For officer designation m CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

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REF j UNDATEO MEMO FROMNVY RE SITE Bf RECEBPBSUCCESS RYBAT SECUR

NlfclBERED FOR REF PURPOSES.

FOLLOWING OBSERVATIONS ARE MADE: PERSON OF KNOWN RELIABILITY WHICH 'ORCEMENT OFFICER

1. LINESAGELINE MEMO FROM OOENVY HAVE BEEN

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OR GOVT EMPLOYEE. THIS TYPE RELIABILITY

NDlC"ATES

DENVY TO

BOR TYPE OF INFORMANT. '

D^WTFE^VeIWppEAPED. HAVEALLY ONTRARY TO COVER ARRANGEMENTS AOVISED THE* MA ID THATEXPECTED. LSO STATES WIFE NEVER APPEARED. 81 ]wAS FOR MAN AND SECRETARY TOWITH POSSIlLE BUSINESS ASSOCIATES. THE OSTENSIBLERENTER OFAS STATEMENT PAILS TO MENTION

ANO FAILS MENTION THAT THE MAN NEVER ARRIVED.

IT IS FORBIDDENAKE ft COPY OF THIS MESSAGE Cory No.

8 INDICATESQsTAYS ATURING VISIT RUFUS ONLY, PERIOD 3

TONO MENTION^MADE OF'^SECOND UTIN OCCUPYING

PREMISES WHICH INDICATES INFO MAY PREDATE RUFUS ARRIVAL AS RAMON DID VISIT HOUSE ON ONE PRIOR OCCASION,

8R. FORD COMES ANDOOD HOURS. MAID WOULD NOT HAVE THIS INFO AS SHE WAS OFF...

DUTY.EVENSNGSi^r-

E. NDNDICATE RADIO OPERATOR KNOWN AS CHUCK VISITS IN THEMAID. WOULD,.HAVE:jKNOWN THAT L ]

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ACTuALLY..RESI.DED^QN?PREMrSES. |_ ESIDENCE -

F. LINENDICATES F PENT MUCH OF HER. TIME AT THE HOUSE, ACTUALLY SHE RESIDED AT HOUSE FROMAN TILL OE-

NDJoTStVUE!STASONABLY SURE MAID NOT AWARE THIS CONNECTION, NOR NEIGHBORS, HOWEVER INFO WAS KNOWN BY ^

H. LINESHRUTHER PERSONS, OUTSIDERS, SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES AND HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT. KNOf-LEOGABILITY OF EQUIPMENT BY OUTSIDERS NOT CONSIDERED ANYAS IS EXPLAINED IN COVER STORY AND UNDERSTOOD BYMOGENT. MEMO :t| THIS RiGARD HOT CLEAR BUT ASSUME THAT

SCURCE OF ODENVYS INFO HASUTSIDERS AWARE. DOUBT

If ooenvy*received reportsTHER OUTSIDERS,

BUT INFORMANT COCAT'ED^HQNFO EMANATED FROM HQ AREA AND NOT LOCALLY, SUGGEST

REASONS:

,;- FEB LOCAL ODENV'Y REQUESTED FOR ANY ImFO CONCERNINGHAT MIGHT HAVE COME TO THEIR ATTENTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARRANGEMENTS PREVIOUSLY SET UP FOR SUCHBETWEEN KUBARK AND ODENVY. LOCAL CHIEF, ODENVY ADVISED INFO CONTAINED REF REPORT DID NOT. EMANATE FROM HIS AREA. INFERENCE 'AffXRE'OF RS-

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f*F NOWN TO ONLY [_ rlUCK. [_ 'USE0'DeSCR 1FTI VE^-TECHNI OAL TERMPERATORn.

C.Q JPOSSIBLY WITH ODENVY CONTACTS COULD BENFORMANTNOWN RELIABILITY,

T^SHE^APPORf WTT^EAL tsTATE ffffi ANO OWNER AND COULD STATE THAT OUTSI ERS AWARE OF ACTIVITY.

EoC XTREMELY APPREHENSIVE ABOUT COVERDURING -RESIDENCE AND HAD ATTITUDE COVER NOT FEASIBLE.

1|* IF MAIO FURNISHED INFO IT. WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE ACCURATE AS TO DETAILS AS MOTED PARA

A. D WOULD HAVE KNOWN RAMON TEMPORARY RESIDENT OF

HOUSE.

EBAGE

WOULD HAVE ON PREMISES.

WOULD NOT HAVE KNOWN ROBERTO FORDODD HOURS.

CAREFUL ANALYSIS FAILS TO REFLECT SERIOUS COMPROMISE BUT SOURCE OF INFO VITALLY IMPORTANT FROMSTANDPOINT.

UNDATED NATURE OF REPORT HANDICAPS ACCURATE ANALYSIS HOWEVER INFO AS SET FORTH WOULD INDICATE DATAED

BY INFORMANT PRIOR ARRIVAL RUFUS ONMENTION*

OF HIS PPESFNCE WOULD HAVE BEEN MADE. CAN CONCLUDE INFOOfllGJNATED FROM^ , DESPITE OOENVY DEN IA L* _FROM PERSONSLOCALtV:OTHER THAN MAID.

REQUEST KUSOOA' USE -EVERYjMEANSORMANT ON BASIS THAT INFO OF VITAL CONCERN TO THIS SENSITIVE PROJECT. THIS MATTER URGENT AS FURTHER UTILIZATIONOT CONTEMPLATED UNTIL MATTER CLARIFIED.

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