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330. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 33, Costa Rica: 2–12/77. Confidential. The meeting took place at the White House. Drafted by Weissman. Oduber was in Washington for the ceremonial signing of the Panama Canal Treaties by Carter and Torrijos on September 7. The Treaties guaranteed that Panama would assume control over the Canal by the end of 1999.


331. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780374–0461. Secret; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to Managua.


332. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780187–2322. Secret; Immediate; Exdis Distribute as Nodis. Sent for information Immediate to Managua, Panama City, and Caracas.


333. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P890003–0675. Secret; Immediate; Cherokee; Nodis.


335. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P870047–0090. Secret; Niact Immediate; Nodis.


336. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Costa Rica

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P870047–0094. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Drafted by Cheek; cleared by Bowdler, Pastor, W. Scott Butcher (S/S–O), and in the CIA; approved by Newsom.


337. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P870047–0110. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


338. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 12, Costa Rica: 12/77–5/80. Secret; Immediate; Cherokee; Nodis.


339. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 10, Costa Rica: 5/80–1/81. Secret; Immediate; Cherokee; Nodis.


340. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 7, Costa Rica, 1980. Confidential. Sent for action. Carter initialed the top of the page.


341. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, [no film number]. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


342. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 10, Costa Rica: 5/80–1/81. Secret. Sent for information. For the memorandum of conversation, see Document 343.


343. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 10, Costa Rica: 5/80–1/81. Confidential. The meeting took place in the Oval Office. Carazo was on a private visit to the United States November 29–December 1.


344. Memorandum Prepared in the National Foreign Assessment Center, Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 84T00664R: Production Case Files (1980–1981) Box 1, Folder 111: PA–M–81–10019—Costa Rican Aid to Regional Insurgents. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. Prepared in the Office of Political Analysis. Requested by incoming Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, Richard Allen.


345. Telegram From the Embassy in Costa Rica to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, [no film number]. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.