June 7, 1979 • 2050 • State-Georgetown • 146628

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STATE 146628
ORIGIN OCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ARA-11 ADS-00 CA-01 PA-01 /020 R
DRAFTED BY CA:OCS:PC:HLLAW:JFM
APPROVED BY CA:OCS:AAGISE
ARA/CAR:RAMCCOY (IN SUB)
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P 072050Z JUN 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
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E.O. 12065 N/A
TAGS: AINF
SUBJECT: GUYANESE IMMIGRATION RECORDS
REF: 78 GEORGETOWN 3877

1. DEPARTMENT IS CURRENTLY REVIEWING DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO PEOPLES TEMPLE/JONESTOWN FOR POSSIBLE RELEASE IN RESPONSE TO FOI REQUESTS.

2. IN ORDER FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO REACH A DECISION CONCERNING THE RELEASE OF REFTEL WE NEED TO KNOW (A) ARE GUYANESE IMMIGRATION RECORDS CONSIDERED TO BE PUBLIC INFORMATION? (B) IF ANSWER TO (A) IS NEGATIVE, WOULD GUYANESE GOVERNMENT OBJECT TO RELEASE OF THIS LIST? (C) HAS LIST PROVIDED IN REFTEL BEEN RELEASED TO THE MEDIA OR ANYONE OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. AND GUYANESE GOVERNMENTS?

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