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272. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770020–0052. Confidential; Priority. Repeated for information to Brasilia, Bridgetown, Caracas, Kingston, Nassau, Paramaribo, Port of Spain, and USUN.


273. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, [no film number]. Secret; Exdis. Repeated for information to Brasilia, Bridgetown, Caracas, Kingston, Paramaribo, Port of Spain, and USUN.


274. Action Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Luers) to Secretary of State-Designate Vance

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770021–2319. Confidential. Drafted by Luers and Heavner. Sent through Habib. Deputy Executive Secretary Frank Ortiz wrote in the margin, “Oral Instructions to ARA by Mr. Habib.”


275. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana 1/77–12/78. Confidential. Drafted by Tumminia; approved by Twaddell. Foreign Minister Wills visited Washington March 5–9, and met with Secretary Vance on the last day of his visit. The meeting was held in Habib’s office.


276. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770113–0421. Limited Official Use; Priority.


277. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Guyana

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770181–0979. Confidential; Limdis. Drafted by Wheeler, Tumminia, and Cundiff; cleared in A, AA/PPC, AA/LA, LA/DP, Treasury, EB, FFP, SER/H, EBss/OFP, LA/DR, and IMF/USD; approved by Luers.


278. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770205–0325. Confidential. Repeated for information to Brasilia, Bridgetown, Caracas, Kingston, Port of Spain, and USUN.


280. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770325–0838. Limited Office Use; Immediate.


281. Action Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Devine) to Secretary of State Vance

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850157–0252. Confidential. Drafted by Tumminia; cleared by Bova. Sent through Habib. A written note on the first page reads, “Not necessary to go to Secy; approved by P.”


282. Memorandum From the Military Adviser to the Vice President (Matheny) to Robert Pastor of the National Security Council Staff

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana, 1/77–12/78. No classification marking.


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana, 1/77–12/78. Confidential.


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana, 1/77–12/78. Confidential. Sent for action.


285. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana, 1/77–12/78. Secret; Stadis; Exdis.


286. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850157–0707. Confidential; Limdis. Drafted by Burke on September 19.


287. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780392–0446. Limited Official Use; Priority; Stadis.


288. Telegram From the Embassy in Guyana to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780457–0244. Limited Official Use; Niact Immediate.


289. Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs (Watson) to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Newsom)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780182–0554. Limited Official Use. Drafted by Henneke and Horan in CA; cleared by McCoy. Copies were sent to Christopher, Tarnoff, Vaky, Bennet, a working group on the issue, and PA.


290. Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Vaky) to Acting Secretary of State Christopher

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780181–2414. Limited Official Use. Drafted by George E. Brown (ARA). Secretary of State Vance was in Argentina.


291. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Case Classification 89, Assaulting or Killing a Federal Officer, Case File 4286, Section 2, Document 190. Secret; Noforn; Nocontract; Wnintel.


292. Briefing Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Vaky) to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Newsom)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780182–2415. Confidential. Drafted by McCoy; cleared in L/ARA.


294. Letter From Senator Jesse Helms to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P780181–0242. No classification marking. The letter was forwarded to Bennet on December 5, under a covering memorandum from Herbert. In a December 5 letter to Helms, Herbert told him to expect a response from the Department of State. (Ibid.)


295. Memorandum From the Deputy Political Counselor of the Mission to the United Nations (Blacken) to the Director of the Office of Caribbean Affairs (Hewitt)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P800141–0757. Confidential.


296. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 24, Folder: Guyana, 1/78–8/80. Confidential. Drafted by Kennedy; cleared by Habib.