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List of Abbreviations

  • AD , Accion Democratica, Venezuelan political party
  • AFL-CIO , American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFP , Alliance for Progress
  • AID , Agency for International Development
  • ALCAN , Aluminium Company of Canada
  • A.P. , Accion Popular, Peruvian political party
  • APRA , Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana, Peruvian political party
  • ARA , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • ARA/BR , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Brazilian Affairs
  • ARA/CCA , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of the Coordinator of Cuban Affairs
  • ARA/CMA , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Caribbean and Mexican Affairs
  • ARA/EST , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of East Coast Affairs
  • ARA/OAP , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs
  • ARA/REA , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Inter-American Regional Economic Affairs
  • ARA/RPA , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Inter-American Regional Political Affairs
  • ARA/WST , Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of West Coast Affairs
  • ARs , American Republics
  • ARS , aerial reconnaissance and security
  • B/FAC , Deputy Coordinator for Foreign Assistance, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs
  • BG , British Guiana
  • BWI$ , British West Indies dollar
  • CA , Central America
  • CAS , Controlled American source
  • CI , counter insurgency
  • CIA , Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIAP , Inter-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress
  • CINCARIB , Commander in Chief, Caribbean
  • CINCLANT , Commander in Chief, Atlantic
  • CINCSO , Commander in Chief, Southern Command
  • Cirtel , Circular telegram
  • COAS , Council of the Organization of American States
  • COMAP , Commerce Committee for the Alliance for Progress
  • COMIBOL , Corporacion Minera de Bolivia
  • Contel , Consulate telegram
  • DCM , Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Deptel , Department of State telegram
  • DOD , Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA , Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs
  • DR , Dominican Republic
  • ECLA , United Nations Council on Latin America
  • Embdes , Embassy despatch
  • Embtel , Embassy telegram
  • EUR/WE , Bureau of European Affairs, Office of Western European Affairs
  • Eximbank , Export Import Bank of the United States
  • FBI , Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FM , Foreign Minister
  • FY , fiscal year
  • FYI , for your information
  • GAWU , Guiana Agricultural Workers Union
  • GOA , Government of Argentina
  • GOB , Government of Bolivia; Government of Brazil
  • GOC , Government of Chile; Government of Colombia
  • GODR , Government of the Dominican Republic
  • GOH , Government of Haiti
  • GOP , Government of Panama; Government of Peru
  • GUS , Government of the United States
  • HMG , His/Her Majesty’s Government
  • IA , Inter-American
  • IADB , Inter-American Development Bank
  • IA-ECOSOC , Inter-American Economic and Social Council
  • IAPC , Inter-American Peace Committee
  • IBRD , International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • ICA , International Cooperation Administration
  • IDB , Inter-American Development Bank
  • IFC , International Finance Corporation
  • IMF , International Monetary Fund
  • INR , Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State
  • INR/DDC , Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Deputy Director for Coordination
  • INR/RAR , Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of Research and Analysis for American Republics
  • IPC , International Petroleum Company
  • ITT , International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
  • LA , Latin America
  • LAFTA , Latin American Free Trade Association
  • LAPC , Latin American Policy Committee
  • MAAG , Military Assistance Advisory Group
  • MAP , Military Assistance Program
  • MATS , Military Air Transport Service
  • MFM , meeting of Foreign Ministers
  • MPCA , Man Power Citizens Association, British Guiana
  • MPD , Movimiento Popular Dominicano, Dominican political party
  • niact , night action, communications indicator requiring action by the recipient at any hour of the day or night
  • NIE , National Intelligence Estimate
  • NSC , National Security Council
  • NSAM , National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSP , National Security Paper
  • OARS , ocean area reconnaissance satellite
  • OAS , Organization of American States
  • OASD/ISA , Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
  • ODECA , Organizacion de Estados Centro-Americanos
  • OIC , Office of International Conferences, Bureau of International Organization Affairs
  • P.L.-480 , Public Law 480, Food for Peace
  • PNC , People’s National Congress, British Guiana political party
  • POLAD , Political Adviser
  • PPP , People’s Progressive Party, British Guiana political party
  • PR , proportional representation
  • PRD , Partido Revolucionario Dominicano, Dominican political party
  • PRSC , Partido Revolucionario Social Cristiano, Dominican political party
  • PWO , People’s Women Organization, suborganization of the People’s Progressive Party
  • PYO , People’s Youth Organization, suborganization of the People’s Progressive Party
  • SCCS , Special Consultative Committee on Security
  • SIM , Trujillo’s secret police
  • SNIE , Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • S/P , Policy Planning Council, Department of State
  • S/S , Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • SUDENE , Superintendency for the Development of the Northeast (Brazil)
  • TTM , Ton Tons Macoutes (Haiti)
  • TWI , The West Indies
  • UF , United Front, British Guiana political party
  • UCN , Union Civica Nacional, Dominican political party
  • UCRP , Union Civica Radical del Pueblo, Argentine political party
  • UN , United Nations
  • UNCLA , United Nations Economic Commission on Latin America
  • UNCRI , Union Civica Radical Intransigenta, Argentine political party
  • UNCTAD , United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNESCO , United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • USAID , United States Agency for International Development
  • USG , United States Government
  • USIA , United States Information Agency
  • USIS , United States Information Service
  • USMC , United States Marine Corps
  • USUN , United States Mission to the United Nations
  • UWI , University of the West Indies
  • WAT , Washington Assessment Team
  • WIROM , telegram indicator for Department of State administrative telegrams
  • YPF , Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales (national petroleum company of Argentina)