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

126. President Machado signed a decree this morning restoring constitutional guarantees and rescinding proclamation of martial law in all provinces excepting Habana. In declaration published over his signature he states he hopes to be able in the very near future to take similar action respecting Habana Province.

He adds:

“I know that my Government has adversaries. It is natural and normal that it should be so in any democratic regime. Cubans of the opposition have the same rights and may count on the same guarantees as the others. For the good of the country it would be patriotic if they would unite accepting the responsibilities of a party within the law.”