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297. Action Memorandum From the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Luers) to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Habib)

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770021–2326. Confidential. Drafted by Thyden in ARA/CAR. Ortiz initialed the memorandum on January 25 and wrote, “Oral instructions to ARA.”


298. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P830077–1904. Confidential. Drafted by Pierce. The meeting took place in Marville’s office.


299. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770179–0346. Confidential.


300. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770201–0543. Confidential. Repeated for information to London.


301. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770138–1310. Confidential. Drafted by Armstrong; approved by Twaddell on July 12. Vance was in Grenada June 14–16 to attend the OAS General Assembly session. In telegram 14 from Grenada, June 15, the Delegation reported on the June 14 opening of the OASGA. (National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770214–0079)


302. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770225–0896. Confidential; Priority.


303. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P830077–1919. Confidential. Drafted by Pierce; cleared by Wheeler.


304. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 23, Grenada, 1/77–2/79. Confidential. Drafted by Ortiz. The meeting took place at the White House.


305. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770365–0954. Confidential; Limdis. Repeated for information to Georgetown, Kingston, Port of Spain, and USUN.


306. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Barbados

Source: Department of State, INR/IL Files, Transfer Identification Number 980643000018, Folder: Bridgetown 1967–79. Secret; Roger Channel. Drafted by Pierce; cleared in INR/DDC/OIL and ARA/CAR; approved by McAfee.


307. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770441–1215. Confidential; Immediate.


308. Memorandum From Rear Admiral G.J. Schuller, Director, Inter-American Region to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (McGiffert)

Source: Washington National Records Center, Official Records of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, FRC 330–80–0024, Barbados, January–December 1978. Confidential. A cover page from Schuller contains a summary of his memorandum.


309. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780390–1263. Confidential; Limdis. Repeated for information to London and USUN.


310. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780458–0391. Limited Official Use; Immediate. Repeated for information to Georgetown, Kingston, London, Martinique, Paris, Port of Spain, and USUN.


311. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780527–0529. Confidential. Repeated for information to Martinique, Nassau, and Port of Spain.


312. Letter From President Carter to St. Lucian Prime Minister Compton

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P790031–1260. Confidential.


313. 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, Country, Box 23, Grenada, 3/16/1979–3/31/79. Secret. Attached is a cover sheet from Pastor which states that Brzezinski requested that the minutes of the meeting be held until March 19 and then forwarded to the President. Handwriting on the cover sheet indicates the action was carried out.


314. 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 23, Grenada, 3/1/79–3/15/79. Confidential. Sent for information.


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

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 23, Grenada, 4/1/1979–4/22/1979. Confidential. Drafted by Hewitt.


316. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Freedom of Information/Legal, Kimmitt, Box 9, Grenada, 4–6/79. Confidential; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Repeated for information to London, Ottawa, and Port of Spain.


317. Telegram From the Embassy in Barbados to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790177–0137. Confidential; Niact Immediate. Repeated for information to Caracas, Georgetown, Kingston, London, Port of Spain, and Ottawa.


318. 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 23, Grenada, 4/1/1979–4/22/1979. Secret. Sent for action. A notation by Richard Brown of the NSC Staff reads, “DA: Think you should move on these issues.”


319. 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 Files, Chron, Box 11, El Salvador 3–10/80. Secret. Sent for action. A cover sheet attached by Dodson reads, “David/Les, Pastor tells me you expect this and that he will, instead of a Summary of Conclusions, do a decision memo to the agencies after the President’s approval, OK?” At the top of the page, Aaron wrote, “ZB—I do not believe this has to go to the P. Pastor should do a one paragraph evening note on our strategy.” Pastor’s note is attached but not printed. Another attached note reads, “return to I.L.—make copy for me. Instead one paragraph evening note sent. Subsequently, cables were cleared. No further memo necessary.”


320. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to Director of Central Intelligence Turner

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 23, Grenada, 5/79. Secret.


321. Note 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 23, Grenada, 5/79. Secret.


322. 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, P790085–0863. Confidential. Drafted by Hewitt. Sent through Newsom.


323. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Barbados

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790274–1126. Secret. Drafted by McCoy; approved by Hewitt. Repeated for information to Caracas, Georgetown, Kingston, Port of Spain, and Martinique.


324. Summary of Conclusions of a Special Coordination Committee Meeting

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Office File, Box 17, SCC Meeting #172 Held 6/26/79, 6/79. Top Secret.


325. Presidential Finding

Source: National Security Council, Carter Intelligence Files, Subject Files, Box 26, Grenada Finding, 3 Jul 79. Secret; Sensitive.


326. 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, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 27, Grenada 1/77–1/81 through India 3–9/78. Secret. Sent for action.