862.20233/11–1446

The Chargé in Uruguay ( Sparks ) to the Secretary of State

confidential

556. Embassy’s despatch 7857 November 6.34 I mentioned today to Foreign Minister release of Fuhrmann, et als, strong articles by Dr. Guani35 and applicability of CPD 36 resolution 26, and inquired as to Govt’s position. Foreign Minister said he received news in Chile and had been annoyed by leniency of Uruguayan courts. He has not had opportunity since return to consider matter but plans to consult with Judge De Gregorio to determine what Uruguayan Govt can do.

Sparks
  1. Not printed.
  2. Alberto Guani, former Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  3. Committee for Political Defense; for documentation, see pp. 76 ff.