Jan 17, 1979 • 1416 • Georgetown-State • 0223

[Editor’s note: The State Department withheld the final three lines of this cable under the B6 Exemption to the Freedom of Information Act.]

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 171416Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8735
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0223
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR (LAYTON, LAWRENCE [Laurence])
SUBJ: W/W ARRESTS: LAWRENCE LAYTON
REF: STATE 008245

CONSULAR OFFICER TELEPHONED PRISON TO INQUIRE ABOUT LONGER VISITS FOR FOREIGN VISITORS. ACTING PRISON DIRECTOR INDICATED THAT PROCEDURES EXIST FOR PRISONERS TO REQUEST QUOTE ADVANCE VISITS UNQUOTE.

THIS IS A PROCEDURE WHEREBY PRISONERS CAN BORROW AGAINST FUTURE ALLOCATIONS TO TEMPORARILY INCREASE FREQUENCY OF PERMITTED VISITS. [Three lines deleted]

BURKE [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

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