Jan 18, 1979 • 1843 • Georgetown-State • 0233

[Editor’s note: The State Department withheld much of this cable under the B6 Exemption to the Freedom of Information Act. The withheld portion is noted in green type.]

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 181843Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO FBIHQ WASHDC
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC 8744
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0233
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CASC, GY
SUBJ: RYMUR

1. LEGATT REPORTS THAT ON JANUARY 12, 1979 GOVERNMENT IN GUYANA ADVISED AMERICAN AMBASSADOR THAT NO OBJECTION INTERPOSED TO INVITATION FOR INTERVIEWS OF THEIR OWN VOLITION AT THE EMBASSY OF PEOPLES TEMPLE MEMBERS REMAINING IN GUYANA.

[10 line paragraph deleted]

MEMBERS LATTY [LARRY] LAYTON, CHARLES BEIKMAN AND STEPHEN [STEPHAN] JONES ARE IN JAIL. ASSISTANT POLICE COMMISSIONER C. A. ROBERTS ADVISED THEY MAY NOT BE INTERVIEWED.

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

Originally posted on October 21st, 2020.

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