824.00/753: Telegram

The Chargé in Bolivia (Muccio) to the Secretary of State

22. My telegram May 17, noon. Manifesto by Acting Chief of General Staff declares that after consulting army, Republican Socialists and Socialists Parties mixed Junta assumes charge of the Government at 5:30 today. Junta consisting of four military, two Republican Socialists and two Socialists with Colonel Toro as President of Junta. La Paz continues tranquil.