817.00 Bandit Activities, 1931/241: Telegram

The Chargé in Nicaragua (Beaulac) to the Secretary of State

173. My 167, September 18, 3 p.m. The Acting Jefe Director of the Guardia has informed me that no death sentences were applied in the case of the rioters at Rama. I have discussed with him the Department’s attitude concerning the trial of civilians and Guardia courts martial and he will take measures to see that such trials are not held in the future.