811.24523/10–2446: Telegram

The Ambassador in Peru ( Cooper ) to the Secretary of State


1111. Remytel 1098, October 19. Am pleased to report Talara incident closed with 4 months suspended sentence and 500 soles fine for Cpl Andrew Miller. Rubio was tried and acquitted. Trials concluded night October 23. Army has permission to remove all soldiers involved Talara incident from Peru. Porras and Col Miller representing Caribbean Defense Command returning Lima today. Above information based on telegram received this morning from Talara.

Repeated Panama for Gen Crittenberger.