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346. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 27, Latin America: 2–9/77. Confidential. Drafted by Bartch. The meeting took place at the White House.


347. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780315–0219. Confidential; Priority; Limdis.


348. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Honduras

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780324–1002. Confidential; Niact Immediate. Sent for information Immediate to San José. Sent for information to Managua, Guatemala City, San Salvador, and Belize City. Drafted by Matthews; cleared in ARA, L, in substance in NSC; approved by Christopher.


349. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Commander in Chief, Southern Command

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790027–0985. Confidential; Priority. Sent for information to Guatemala City, San Salvador, San José, Panama City, and Managua.


350. Telegram From the Department of State to Embassy in Honduras

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Freedom of Information/Legal, Kimmitt, Arms Transfers/Country File, Box 19, Honduras, 3/77–1/81. Confidential; Immediate. Sent for information Immediate to Guatemala City, San Salvador, San José, Panama City, Managua, Caracas, Bogotá, Lima, Quito, and La Paz. Printed from a copy that was received in the White House Situation Room. Drafted by Vaky; cleared in ARA, AID, I, ARA/CEN, DOD/ISA, NSC, S/P, HA, and OMB; approved by Christopher. (National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790374–0023)


351. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790562–0014. Secret; Priority. Sent for information to Commander in Chief, Southern Command.


352. 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 16, Honduras. Secret. Sent for information. Carter wrote on the first page of the memorandum: “El Povener, Tegusagalpo.” Telegram 848 from Tegucigalpa, February 6, relayed Paz’s request to meet with Carter, which Jaramillo endorsed. An unknown hand wrote on the telegram: “Pres: I will see him briefly.” (Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 25, Honduras: 1–4/80)


353. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 38, Memcons: President, 3–4/80. Secret. The meeting took place in the Cabinet Room at the White House. Drafted by Pastor, who sent the memorandum to Brzezinski under a March 4 memorandum requesting that he approve the memorandum and send a copy to the Department. Brzezinski indicated his approval of both items. Paz visited Washington on a trip which included the Central American Trade Mart conference in New Orleans and meetings in New York at the invitation of the Council of the Americas.


354. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800164–0493. Secret; Immediate, Exdis.


355. Presidential Finding

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Congressional Affairs, Job 97M00733R: Policy Files, Box 1, Folder 16: Honduras—Presidential Finding/Memorandum of Notification. Secret; Sensitive; Eyes Only. A notation in an unknown hand reads: “rec’d 18 Apr.” For information about the proposal and approval of the finding, see Documents 489 and 490. In a handwritten note to Carter, dated April 14, Christopher indicated his approval of the finding on Honduras. (National Security Council, Carter Administration Intelligence Files, Box I020, SSC Minutes, 1980)


356. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800191–0766. Secret; Niact Immediate, Exdis.


357. Letter From President Carter to Honduran President Paz

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 8, Honduras, President Policarpo Paz Garcia, 3–8/80. No classification marking. Brzezinski sent the letter to Carter for his signature under cover of an April 16 memorandum, commenting that Jaramillo believed “that such a letter will reinforce the more positive currents in Paz’s government.” (Ibid.) Telegram 8450 from Tegucigalpa, April 22, reported that Jaramillo delivered the text of the letter to Paz on April 21, which was one day after the election of a constituent assembly. (Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor Files, Country Files, Box 25, Honduras: 1–4/80)


358. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800221–0305. Confidential; Priority; Exdis.


359. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800331–0089. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis.


360. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State and the Embassy in El Salvador

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800352–0271. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis.


361. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800389–1039. Confidential; Priority; Limdis.


362. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D810002–0260. Confidential; Immediate. Sent for information Priority to San Salvador, the Commander in Chief, Southern Command, and the Secretary of Defense.


363. Telegram From the Embassy in Honduras to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D810023–0929. Secret; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information to San Salvador.