[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1861 of the FBI’s RYMUR release.
[The text for this document was released in 2014 by the now-defunct Wikileaks website at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979GEORGE00692_e.html. This URL may be available through the Wayback Machine.]
UNCLASSIFIED FBB 362
GEORGE 00692 131939Z
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 CA-01 SY-05 SYE-00 FBIE-00 SSO-00 PPT-01 INR-10 INRE-00 CIAE-00 /039 W
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0 131940Z FEB 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8984
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0692
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY, (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE), (JONES, STEPHAN GHANDI [Gandhi])
SUBJ: RETURN TO U.S. OF STEPHAN JONES.
REF: GEORGETOWN 0496
1. Stephan Jones wishes to return to the U.S. and has contacted Pan Am to reserve a seat on one of their flights (PA 228) to New York. Local Pan Am rep is about to telex Pan Am New York to arrange for sky marshals.
2. Please notify appropriate federal agencies.
Burke [John Burke, American ambassador to Guyana]