822.50/99: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Ecuador (Long)

539. For Earle60 from Rockefeller. Reference Ambassador Long’s cable 601, July 23,58 regarding water supply project for Quito to cost from $100,000 to $150,000. Have talked with Warren Lee Pierson, Export-Import Bank, who states that Bank cannot finance this project. Suggest reallocate funds from Health and Sanitation project, Quito, for this purpose if you deem it advisable and if requested by Ecuadoran Government. Please advise decision. [Rockefeller.]

  1. Walter C. Earle, one of a group of health officials of the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs in Ecuador to assist in the Health and Sanitation Program.
  2. Not printed.