Serial 1805

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1805 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979BRIDGE00274_e.html.]

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R 231902Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY BRIDGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 7230
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E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY (PEOPLES TEMPLE)
SUBJ: PROTECTION OF UNITED STATES INTERESTS VIS-A-VIS PEOPLES TEMPLE ASSETS IN GRENADA
REF: STATE 016430

1. Upon receipt reftel, charge telephoned highest official available in Ministry External Affairs to request immediate identification and immobilization of any Peoples Temple assets in Grenada.

2. Official promised raise matter at once with Prime Minister and Attorney General to consider what steps can be taken under Grenada law to meet our request.

3. We are sending full note to Grenada as transmitted reftel. Will report any further reaction.

EDDY [John Joseph Eddy, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S,. Embassy, Bridgetown, Barbados]

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Originally posted on August 3rd, 2020.

Last modified on July 17th, 2022.
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