Serial 1806

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1806 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.]

0 R 261546Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO RUEHFB/FBIHQ WASHDC IMMEDIATE
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 8836
BT
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0409
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY
SUBJ: RYMUR
FROM: LEGATT

1. Legatt advises for use on [of] San Francisco that Assistant Commissioner of Guyana Police C. A. Roberts, Director of People’s Temple investigation, stated Jonestown basketball team was in Georgetown week of November 13-18, 1978, however, participated in local games and not national tournament. Review of local newspapers for pertinent period reveals no national tournament or mention of People’s Temple or other teams.

2. Consular official recalls meeting Paula Adams about November 17, 1978 and she had recently returned from US. Consular official viewed US passport of Adams recently and recalls it had been used.

Dwyer [Richard Dwyer, Deputy Chief of Mission, American Embassy, Georgetown]

Originally posted on November 3rd, 2020.

Last modified on July 17th, 2022.
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