124. Telegram 459 from Guatemala City, April 20

Report on exchange of views of current situation at a meeting with leading members of the American Community. Confidential. 2 pp. DOS, CF, 714.00/4–2061.

125. Despatch 494 from Guatemala City, March 31

U.S. interests and the Guatemalan political scene following recent demonstrations. Secret. 7 pp. DOS, CF, 714.00/3–3062.

126. Telegram 496 from Guatemala City, April 19

Danger of a Communist takeover in Guatemala discussed with President Ydígoras. Secret. 1 p. DOS, CF, 714.00/4–1862.

127. Memorandum from Edwin M. Martin to McGhee, April 26

Reasons to keep the President from getting involved in Guatemalan situation for the time being. Secret. 2 pp. DOS, CF, 714.00/4–2662.

128. Memorandum from Katherine W. Bracken to Edwin M. Martin, April 26

Current situation and possible contingencies in Guatemala. Secret. 2 pp. DOS, CF, 714.00/4–2662.

129. Airgram A–142 from Guatemala City, September 11

Transmits guidelines for policy and operations in Guatemala. Secret. 10 pp. DOS, CF, 611.14/9–1162.

130. Memorandum of conversation, November 28, between President Kennedy and Ambassador Alejos

Unrest in Guatemala and concern over Castro threat. Confidential. 2 pp. Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Guatemala, September–December 1962.

131. Telegram 385 from Guatemala City, December 18

Review of attempted “Air Force” revolt and MAP deliveries. Secret. 6 pp. DOS, CF, 714.5622/12–1762.

132. Memorandum from Dungan to President Kennedy, January 22

Transmits attached background paper on Guatemala. Top Secret. 3 pp. Kennedy Library, President’s Office Files, Guatemala, Security, 1961–63.

133. Memorandum for the record, January 22

Meeting at the White House to discuss the situation in Guatemala and Arévalo’s candidacy. Top Secret. 2 pp. DOS, CF, 714.00/1–2263.

134. DOS Guidelines for Policy and Operations: Guatemala, February 1963

Secret. 23 pp. DOS, S/P Files: Lot 67 D 396.

135. Memorandum of conversation, March 20, between President Kennedy and President Ydigoras

Relations with Cuba; elections; Belize; domestic reforms. Secret. 2 pp. DOS, CF, POL 15–1 US/KENNEDY.

136. Memorandum from Edwin M. Martin to U. Alexis Johnson, March 27

Background information on March 25 siege imposed by President Ydígoras. Confidential. 2 pp. DOS, CF, POL GUAT.

137. Memorandum from Brubeck to McGeorge Bundy, April 24

Transmits memorandum summarizing the first 3 weeks of the Peralta regime in Guatemala. Confidential. 4 pp. DOS, CF, POL 2 GUAT.

138. Memorandum from Read to McGeorge Bundy, July 31

Guatemalan request for U.S. mediation in British Honduras (Belize) dispute. Confidential. 3 pp. Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Guatemala, April–July 1963.

139. Telegram 123 to Guatemala City, September 24

Concern over failure of Peralta regime to begin to solve the main economic and political problems facing Guatemala. Secret. 2 pp. DOS, CF, POL GUAT–US.

140. Telegram 254 to Guatemala City, November 27

Guatemalan plans for return to constitutional government. Confidential. 1 p. DOS, CF, POL 15 GUAT.