Serial 1388
Dec 20, 78 • 1240 • Georgetown-State • 4394

[Editor’s note: This is a State Department cable that was included in the FBI’s 2009 RYMUR release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.]

UNCLASSIFIED FBA 556

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 201240Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO FBI HQ WASHDC IMMEDIATE
BT
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4394
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJECT: RYMUR

1) [2 lines deleted] dollars in US and Guyanese currency was recovered at Jonestown. This money was recovered various places in Jonestown, however, he stated [next 4 lines heavily redacted] where a smaller amount was recovered. [Name deleted] emphasized that the money recovered was in Guyanese and American dollars, and the sum total was about [amount deleted] in Guyanese money.

Burke [John Burke, American ambassador to Guyana]

Originally posted on July 15th, 2020.

Last modified on July 6th, 2022.
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