The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Panama ( Donnelly )
Washington , February 19, 1945—7 p.m.
82. In confirmation of your telephone conversation with Mexico City today, the Department desires to emphasize that any action contemplated by President de la Guardia to obtain the eviction of his opposition from the Tivoli Hotel and the Canal Zone must be done in [Page 1246] accordance with legal procedure. The proper procedure open for this course of action is that of extradition under the Treaty.42
- Treaty of Extradition, May 25, 1904, Foreign Relations, 1905, p. 713.↩