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The Ambassador in Costa Rica (Davis) to the Secretary of State

secret   us urgent

145. Leaving 8:15 a. m. with diplomatic colleagues meet Figueres crossing lines at El Alto, the Continental Divide between Tres Rios and Cartago. Despite cease-fire order effective 5 a. m. government actively recruiting and sending out reinforcements.

Remytel 144, April 12.1

Possible political details include resignation President Picado and three designates to presidency.

  1. Not printed.