740.0011 Pacific War/932: Telegram

The Chargé in Guatemala (Dwyre) to the Secretary of State

255. Substance of Department’s circular telegram December 8, 1 a.m., was discussed fully with the Foreign Minister this morning and he assured me that the Guatemalan Government censors all communications excepting those transmitted by diplomatic pouch and that the vigilance now being maintained over communications facilities effectively prevents use detrimental to hemispheric security. He promised to issue necessary instructions to appropriate authorities calling attention to added importance of constant vigilance.