Jan 29, 1979 • 1636 • Georgetown-State • 0447

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1757 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979GEORGE00447_e.html.]

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GEORGE 00447 291715Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 ICA-20 PA-02 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 VOE-00 FBIE-00 INSE-00 CA-01 /049 W
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P 291636Z JAN 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 8854
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0447
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: OVIP, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJ: TRAVEL PLANS OF MINISTER OF INFORMATION
REF: GEORGETOWN 0390

1. MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE SHIRLEY FIELD-RIDLEY SCHEDULED TO DEPART GEORGETOWN JAN 30 VIA PAN AM 228 ARRIVING NEW YORK SAME DAY. MINISTER WILL PROCEED DIRECTLY TO SAN FRANCISCO FOR THE FEBRUARY 1 AND 2 “CONSULTATION ON THE BLACK CHURCH AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE JONESTOWN TRAGEDY”, SPONSORED BY THE SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (SCLOC) WHOSE PRESIDENT, DR. JOSEPH LOWERY, INVITED MS FIELD-RIDLEY DURING HIS DECEMBER VISIT TO GUYANA.

2. DURING HER ELEVEN DAY STAY IN THE US, MS FIELD-RIDLEY IS EXPECTED TO VISIT WITH GUYANESE NATIONALS IN SAN FRANCISO, LOS ANGELES, NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON, D.C. ACCORDING TO LOCAL PRESS REPORTS.

DWYER [RICHARD DWYER, DEPUTY CHIEF OF MISSION, AMERICAN EMBASSY, GEORGETOWN]

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