837.00 Revolutions/2: Telegram

The Ambassador in Cuba ( Guggenheim ) to the Acting Secretary of State

115. There have been several clashes between soldiers and small bands of insurgents in Pinar del Rio, Habana, Matanzas and Santa Clara Provinces. The Government reports that its troops have been uniformly successful in these engagements. Up to midnight last night 28 rebels reported killed including General Peraza, one of the seven directors of the Unión Nacionalista. The whole country has been under martial law since yesterday. As far as Embassy can ascertain rebels as yet have had no success anywhere. Whereabouts of Menocal and Mendieta still uncertain.