Abbreviations

  • AALAPSO, Afro-Asian-Latin American Peoples' Solidarity Organization
  • ABC, American Broadcasting Company
  • ACDA, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
  • AD, Acción Democrática (Democratic Action), Venezuelan political party
  • ADDP, Assistant Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • AFL–CIO, American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • AFP, Alliance for Progress
  • AID, Agency for International Development
  • AID/OPS, Agency for International Development, Office of Public Safety
  • AID/W, Agency for International Development/Washington
  • AIFLD, American Institute for Free Labor Development
  • AMFORP, American and Foreign Power Company
  • ANAPO, Alianza Nacional Popular (Popular National Alliance), Colombian political party
  • ANZUS, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States
  • AP, Associated Press
  • APRA, Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana (American Popular Revolutionary Alliance), Peruvian political party
  • ARA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State
  • ARA/APU, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Argentine, Paraguayan, and Uruguayan Affairs
  • ARA/BC, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Bolivian-Chilean Affairs
  • ARA/BR, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Brazilian Affairs
  • ARA/CEN, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Central American Affairs
  • ARA/CV, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Colombian-Venezuelan Affairs
  • ARA/EP, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Ecuadorian-Peruvian Affairs
  • ARA/LA, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Department of State; Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development
  • ARA/MEX, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Mexican Affairs
  • ARA/NC, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of North Coast Affairs
  • ARA/OAP, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs
  • ARENA, Aliança Renovadora Nacional (National Renewal Alliance), Brazilian political party
  • ARMA, Army Attaché
  • AV, aviation
  • BA, Buenos Aires
  • BG, British Guiana
  • BOB, Bureau of the Budget
  • CA, Central America
  • CABEI, Central American Bank for Economic Integration
  • CACM, Central American Common Market
  • CAS, Controlled American Source
  • CASP, Country Analysis and Strategy Paper
  • CCC, Commodity Credit Corporation (Farm Service Agency of the Department of Agriculture)
  • CEA, Council of Economic Advisers
  • CGT, Comando Geral dos Trabalhadores (General Command of Workers), Brazil
  • Chicom, Chinese Communist
  • CI, counter insurgency
  • CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • CIAP, Comité Interamericana de la Alianza para el Progreso (Inter-American Committee on the Alliance for Progress)
  • CINC, Commander-in-Chief
  • CINCLANT, Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic
  • CINCSO, Commander-in-Chief, Southern Command
  • CINCSTRIKE, Commander in Chief, Strike Force
  • COAS, Council of the Organization of American States
  • COIN, counter insurgency
  • COMIBOL, Corporacion Minera de Bolivia (Bolivian Mining Corporation)
  • COMUSARSO, Commander, US Army, Southern Command
  • COPEC, Companïá de Petróleos de Chile (Chilean Petroleum Company)
  • COPEI, Comité de Organización Politica Electoral Independiente (Committee of Independent Electoral Political Organization), Venezuelan political party
  • CORFO, Corporación de Fomento de la Producción (Production Development Corporation), Chile
  • COS, Chief of Station
  • CPSU, Communist Party of the Soviet Union
  • CS, Clandestine Service (Central Intelligence Agency); o-chlorobenzalmalononitrile (a dispersal agent or tear gas)
  • CST, Central Standard Time
  • CT, Country Team
  • CY, calendar year
  • DAO, Defense Attaché Office
  • DATT, Defense Attaché
  • DCI, Director of Central Intelligence
  • DCM, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • DDCI, Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
  • DDP, Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Deptel, Department of State telegram
  • DF, Frente Democrática (Democratic Front), Chilean electoral alliance
  • DIA, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Dissem, dissemination
  • DOD, Department of Defense
  • DOD/ISA, Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Security Affairs
  • DR, Dominican Republic
  • E, Bureau of Economic Affairs, Department of State; Escudos
  • EA, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State
  • ECOSOC, Economic and Social Council
  • Emb, Embassy
  • Embtel, Embassy telegram
  • Esso, Standard Oil of New Jersey
  • EST, Eastern Standard Time
  • EUR, Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs, Department of State
  • Exdis, Exclusive Distribution
  • Eximbank, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • FAA, Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
  • FALN, Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional (Armed Forces of National Liberation), Venezuela
  • FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
  • FAR, Fuerzas Armadas Rebeldes (Rebel Armed Forces), Guatemala
  • FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FDP, Fuerza Democrática Popular (Popular Democratic Force), Venezuelan political party
  • FND, Frente Nacional Democrático (Democratic National Front), Venezuelan political party
  • FonMin, Foreign Minister
  • FRAP, Frente de Acción Popular (Popular Action Front), Chilean electoral alliance
  • FSB, Falange Socialista Boliviana (Bolivian Socialist Falange), Bolivia
  • FTN, Frente Nacional (National Front), Colombian Government coalition
  • FY, fiscal year
  • FYI, for your information
  • G, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • G/PM, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs
  • GATT, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
  • GN, Guard Nacionale
  • GNP, Gross National Product
  • GOA, Government of Argentina
  • GOB, Government of Bolivia; Government of Brazil
  • GOC, Government of Chile; Government of Colombia
  • GOCR, Government of Costa Rica
  • GOE, Government of Ecuador
  • GOG, Government of Guatemala
  • GOH, Government of Honduras
  • GOM, Government of Mexico
  • GON, Government of Nicaragua
  • GOP, Government of Panama; Government of Peru
  • GOU, Government of Uruguay
  • GOV, Government of Venezuela
  • HEW, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • IA, Inter-American; Institutional Act (Ato Institucional)
  • IADB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IA-ECOSOC, Inter-American Economic and Social Council
  • IAF, Inter-American Force
  • IAPF, Inter-American Peace Force
  • IBRD, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • IBWC, International Boundary and Water Commission
  • IDA, International Development Association
  • IDB, Inter-American Development Bank
  • IMF, International Monetary Fund
  • INDAP, Instituto de desarrollo agropecvario (Institute of Agricultural Development)
  • 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
  • IRG, Interdepartmental Regional Group
  • IRG/ARA, Interdepartmental Regional Group for Inter-American Affairs
  • ITT, International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
  • JBUSMC, Joint Brazil–United States Military Commission
  • JCS, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • L, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State
  • LA, Latin America; Bureau for Latin America, Agency for International Development
  • LAFTA, Latin American Free Trade Association
  • LAPC, Latin American Policy Committee
  • LASO, Latin American Solidarity Organization
  • LBJ, Lyndon Baines Johnson
  • LDC, less developed country
  • Limdis, Limited Distribution
  • LME, London Metals Exchange
  • LSD, landing ship, destroyer
  • M, Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs; Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
  • MAP, Military Assistance Program
  • MAS, Military Assistance Sales
  • MDAP, Mutual Defense Assistance Program
  • MFM, Meeting of Foreign Ministers
  • MILGP, Military Group
  • MIR, Movimiento de la Izquierda Revolucionaria (Movement of the Revolutionary Left), Venezuela
  • MLN, Movimiento de Liberación Nacional (National Liberation Movement), Guatemala
  • MMT, Military Mobile Training Team
  • MNR, Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario (National Revolutionary Movement), Bolivia
  • MNRI, Movimiento Naciondista Revolucionario de Izqierda (Revolutionary Party of the National Left), Bolivia
  • MOD, Minister of Defense
  • MOIP, Mandatory Oil Import Program
  • MPC, Moviemento Popular Christiano (Popular Christian Movement), Bolivia
  • MRL, Movimiento Revolucionario Liberal (Liberal Revolutionary Movement), Colombia
  • NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • NCG, National Council of Government, Uruguay
  • NCO, non-commissioned officer
  • NIE, National Intelligence Estimate
  • NIH, National Institutes of Health
  • Nodis, No Distribution
  • Noforn, No Foreign Distribution
  • NSA, National Security Agency
  • NSAM, National Security Action Memorandum
  • NSC, National Security Council
  • NU, National Union Party, Panama
  • OAS, Organization of American States
  • OARS, other American Republics
  • ODECA, Organization of Central American States
  • OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OEO, Office of Economic Opportunity
  • OEP, Office of Emergency Planning
  • OPR/LS, Office of Operations, Language Services Division, Department of State
  • OSD, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • PCB, Partido Comunista Boliviano (Bolivian Communist Party)
  • PCB, Partido Comunista Brasileiro (Brazilian Communist Party)
  • PCV, Partido Comunista Venezolano (Venezuelan Communist Party)
  • PDC, Partido Democrático Cristiana (Christian Democratic Party), Chile
  • Petrobrás, Petróleo Brasileiro, S.A., national petroleum company of Brazil
  • PGT, Partido Guatemalteco del Trabajo (Guatemalan Labor Party)
  • PID, Partido Institucional Democrático (Democratic Institutional Party), Guatemala
  • PL, Public Law
  • PLN, Partido Liberacion Nacional (National Liberation Party), Costa Rica
  • PLN, Partido Liberal Nacionalista (Nationalist Liberal Party), Nicaragua
  • POL, petroleum, oil, lubricants
  • POLAD, Political Adviser
  • PR, Partido Radical (Radical Party), Chile
  • PR, Partido Revolucionario (Revolutionary Party), Guatemala
  • PRA, Partido Revolucionario Auténtico, (Authentic Revolutionary Party), Bolivia
  • PRI, Partido Revolucionario Institucional (Institutional Revolutionary Party), Mexico
  • PRIN, Partido Revolucionario de la Izquierda Nacional (Revolutionary Party of the Nationalist Left), Bolivia
  • PSD, Partido Social Democrático (Social Democratic Party), Brazil
  • PTB, Partido Trabalhista Brasileiro (Brazilian Labor Party)
  • ref, reference
  • reftel, reference telegram
  • rpt, repeat
  • S, Office of the Secretary of State
  • SEATO, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  • Secto, series indicator for telegrams from the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • septel, separate telegram
  • SIG, Senior Interdepartmental Group
  • SNIE, Special National Intelligence Estimate
  • SPEU, Special Police Emergency Unit, Peru
  • S/S, Executive Secretariat, Department of State
  • S/S–S, Executive Secretariat Staff, Department of State
  • SUDENE, Superintency for the Development of the Northeast, Brazil
  • TDY, temporary duty
  • TOAID, series indicator for communications to the Agency for International Development
  • Tosec, series indicator for telegrams to the Secretary of State while away from Washington
  • U, Under Secretary of State
  • UCRP, Unión Cívica Radical del Pueblo (Peoples' Radical Civic Union), Argentine political party
  • UDN, Uniäo Democrática Nacional (National Democratic Union), Brazilian political party
  • UK, United Kingdom
  • UN, United Nations
  • UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • UNGA, United Nations General Assembly
  • URD, Unión Republicana Democrática (Democratic Republican Union), Venezuelan political party
  • USCINCSO, Commander-in-Chief, Southern Command
  • USA, United States Army
  • USAID, Agency for International Development
  • USG, United States Government
  • USIA, United States Information Agency
  • USIS, United States Information Service
  • USSR, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • USUN, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • UTC, Unión de Trabajadores de Colombia (Union of Colombian Workers)
  • WH, White House
  • WHD, Western Hemisphere Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency
  • YPFB, Yacimientos petrolíferos fiscales bolivianos, (Bolivian National Oilfields)