CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 1/20/1954

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COS) TO: SLINC PBSUCCESS RY9AT RE: GUAT

1.C JTaTJVTSfSi ^ARENAS DID NOT SAY HEID SAY HE HAS CONFIDENT WOULD GET IT. ARENAS ALSO TOLDfJ ]HE HAD VISITED CALLIGERIS IN HONDURAS ON HIS RETURN TPIP FROM RASHINGTON AND CALL IGEHIS IS PEALF MOVEMENT AND HAS ARENAS FULL SUPPORT

^ADVISESr E MAS IN contactH C HE HAD ARRANGEDBE THE CONTACT TO RECEIVE THE MONEY AND THAT HE, ARENAS, tHAT[1 ONTACT THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR.

ADVISES:CALLED ON HlwQ

3AN, EXPPESSED HIS LONG TIME OPPOSITION TO COMMUNIS!/*

SAID ARENAS EXTREMELY COURAGEOUS AND HE CONVINCED ARENAS nORKING BITH CALLIGERIS| THATQ S STRICTLY BUSINESS MAN NEVER ENGAGED IN POLITICS, HASUCH AT STAKE BUT SO FEAPFUL RILL EVENTUALLY LOSE ALL THAT HE WILLING TO RECEIVE MONEY BUT WOULD TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY AS TO HOfl SPENT, ftOULD DELIVER MONEY TO

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