Feb 7, 1979 • 1740 • Georgetown-State • 0589

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R 071740Z FEB 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 8928
INFO AMEMBASSY PORT-AU-PRINCE IMMEDIATELY
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 0589
FOR COUNSELOR FROM CRIMMINS/CARPENTER
PORT-AU-PRINCE FOR KIBBLE

E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: OTRA, GY
SUBJ: VISIT CONCERNING STUDY OF USG RELATIONSHIP WITH PEOPLES TEMPLE IN GUYANA

1. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR US TO TALK WITH GEORGETOWN PAO [PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER] STEPNEY C. KIBBLE WHO IS NOW ATTENDING REGIONAL PAO CONFERENCE IN PORT-AU-PRINCE. KIBBLE SCHEDULE TO RETURN TO GEORGETOWN FEBRUARY 11 AFTER OUR DEPARTURE. AIRLINE CONNECTIONS MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR US TO SEE HIM IN PORT-AU-PRINCE.

2. WOULD APPRECIATE DEPT ASKING ICA TO AMEND HIS TRAVEL ORDERS TO PROVIDE FOR RETURN TO GEORGETOWN VIA WASHINGTON. WE WOULD BE PREPARED TO TALK WITH HIM IN DEPT SATURDAY, SUNDAY OR MONDAY. TIME OF INTERVIEW ON MONDAY DEPENDS ON SCHEDULE OF INTERVIEWS WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF OTHER AGENCIES BEING ARRANGED BY INR/DDC. ESTIMATE WE WOULD NEED MAXIMUM FOUR HOURS WITH HIM. PLEASE ADVISE.

BURKE

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on October 22nd, 2020.

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