832.796/775: Telegram

The Ambassador in Brazil (Caffery) to the Secretary of State

368. Colonel Muricy, the Government’s interventor in Condor, has informed the Minister of Air that the statutes of the company have been completely changed and that the total capital stock and the administration is now in the hands of native-born Brazilians. He further informed that “these steps have been taken envisaging the complete reorganization of the company along the lines desired by the Government” and requested permission of the Minister to renew Condor’s services. The Minister granted this permission in the following terms “traffic on the lines already authorized may be renewed. A complete list of the company’s agents should be presented with the nationality of each indicated”.

The Minister also authorized the flight of Condor’s Maipo from Ceará to Rio for repairs and the Abaitara from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro.