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241. Memorandum From the Director of the Office of Caribbean Affairs (de Santillana) to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Luers)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850126–0103. Confidential. Copies were sent to Bray and Lister. Luers wrote at the top of the page, “Gerry, I think you’re absolutely correct. Fascinating. I wonder if this is ‛documented’ or supported anywhere? Bill L.”


242. Telegram From the Department of State to the White House

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Haiti, 1/77–12/79. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


243. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Haiti, 3/77–12/79. Secret; Not Releasable to Foreign Nationals; Not Releasable to Contractors or Contractor/Consultants.


244. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770233–0389. Confidential; Priority; Stadis.


245. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Haiti, 3/77–12/79. Secret; Not Releasable to Foreign Nationals.


246. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770156–0899. Confidential. Drafted by de Santillana; cleared by Todman; approved in S/S on September 21. The meeting was held in the Secretary’s office.


247. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 2, Pastor, Country, Bahamas, 6/77–12/78. Confidential. Drafted by Taylor. The meeting was held in the White House.


248. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Haiti, 1/77–12/79. Secret; Priority; Not Releasable to Foreign Nationals; Not Releasable to Contractors or Contractor/Consultants.


249. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780044–0624. Confidential; Priority. Repeated for information to Bogota and Santo Domingo.


250. Action Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Todman) to the Deputy Secretary of State (Christopher)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Christopher Papers, Box 34, Human Rights—Haiti. Confidential. Drafted by de Santillana on March 8; cleared in HA, AID, AA/LA, and EB/IFP.


251. Airgram From the Embassy in the Bahamas to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780060–1186. Secret. Drafted by Rush W. Taylor and Ambassador Schwartz on March 28; cleared by Garner, McGee, and Madden; approved by Schwartz.


252. Airgram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780122–1724. Confidential. Drafted by Meade. Repeated to ICA.


253. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780232–0511. Secret; Immediate; Limdis.


254. Memorandum From the Director of the Office of Caribbean Affairs (Hewitt) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Vaky)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850176–1995. Confidential. Sent through Shelton. Copies were sent to Einaudi and Lamberty.


255. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790141–0758. Confidential; Priority.


256. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790156–0209. Confidential; Priority. Repeated for information Priority to Santo Domingo.


257. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Haiti, 1/77–12/79. Confidential. Drafted by Mary V. Kennedy Shelton. Copies were sent to Christopher, Newsom, Derian, Bushnell, Grove, Warne, Beckham, Pastor, Valdez, the CIA, and the Embassy in Port au Prince.


258. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Haiti

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790523–0164. Confidential; Immediate. Drafted by Beckham; cleared in ARA/CPH and HA; approved by Warne.


259. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Tarnoff) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 5, Bahamas, 1/77–1/81. Confidential.


260. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800172–0615. Secret; Exdis.


261. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Haiti

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Haiti, 1/77–12/79. Confidential; Priority. Drafted by Beckham; cleared by Warne and in HA, PM/SAS, and ARA/RPP; approved by Bushnell.


262. Memorandum From Robert Pastor of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) and the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Aaron)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 2, Bahamas, 1/79–11/80. Secret. Sent for action. Aaron wrote at the top of the page, “Good Memo,” and Brzezinski wrote, “RP—Good. Give me 1 page for the W.R. [Weekly Report].” See Document 263.


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 5, Bahamas, 1/77–1/81. Secret. Sent for action. A notation in an unknown hand at the top of the page reads, “DR [Daily Report] on Jun 3.”


264. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Haiti

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800368–0097. Confidential; Immediate. Drafted by Davis; cleared by Warne; approved by Bushnell.


265. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800465–0604. Confidential.


266. Telegram From Secretary of State Muskie to the Department of State and the Embassy in Haiti

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800469–0536. Secret; Immediate. Repeated for information to USUN.


267. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800503–0354. Confidential; Immediate.


268. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59 Central Foreign Policy File, D800521–0065. Confidential; Priority. Repeated for information to Nassau and Santo Domingo.


269. Telegram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D800575–0385. Confidential; Immediate. Repeated for information to Santo Domingo, Nassau, and CINCSOUTH Quarry Heights, Panama.


270. Airgram From the Embassy in Haiti to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P800168–0110. Confidential; Exdis.