March 14, 1979 • 2256 • State-Georgetown • 63145

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STATE 063145
ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 H-01 SY-05 /022 R
DRAFTED BY ARA/CAR:RMCCOY:AB
APPROVED BY ARA:BGROVE
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O 142256Z MAR 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
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E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: OREP, GY
SUBJECT: HFAC VISIT TO GUYANA

1. (LOU) HFAC STAFF HAVE RAISED QUESTION REGARDING THEIR SECURITY WHILE THEY ARE IN GUYANA. DEPARTMENT WOULD APPRECIATE ANY COMMENTS OR SUGGESTIONS EMBASSY MAY HAVE. SUBJECT WAS RAISED BY STAFF MEMBER IN VIEW OF RECENT SUICIDE OF TEMPLE MEMBER MICHAEL PROKES IN BELIEF REMAINING TEMPLE MEMBERS IN GUYANA MAY HARBOR ILL WILL TOWARDS STAFF WHOSE VISIT IS IN CONNECTION WITH DEATH OF CONGRESSMAN RYAN WHO WAS CAUSE OF DEMISE OF TEMPLE.

2. (U) STAFF DEL HAS REQUESTED FOUR SINGLES BE RESERVED AT PEGASUS HOTEL FOR PERIOD MARCH 17-24. MS. LINDA BAUMANN L/T WHO WILL ACCOMPANY DELEGATION TO GUYANA ON MARCH 17 HAS ALSO REQUESTED A SINGLE BE RESERVED AT PEGASUS. MS. BAUMANN WILL ALSO HAND CARRY COPY OF DEPARTMENT RESPONSE TO CHAIRMAN ZABLOCKI’S LETTER OF FEBRUARY 2.

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