RYMUR Serial 2518
Oct 8, 1980 • 2324 • State-Georgetown • 269399

(Editor’s note: This is a cable from the files of the State Department that was included in the FBI’s 2009 RYMUR release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.)

LIMITED OFFICIAL USE FBB 315

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]

0 082324Z OCT 80
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN IMMEDIATE
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY BRASILIA IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY BRIDGETOWN IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY PARAMARIBO IMMEDIATE
AMEMBASSY CARACAS IMMEDIATE
LIMITED OFFICIAL USE STATE 269399
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, CPAS, GY (LAYTON, LAWRENCE [Laurence])
SUBJ: EXPULSION OF US CITIZEN LAWRENCE LAYTON
REF: A) PORT OF SPAIN 3054
B) GEORGETOWN 4871

1. You should advise GOTT [Government of Trinidad and Tobago] Chief Immigration Officer Smith that Layton is traveling to the US voluntarily in the company of his attorney. While FBI Agents will accompany him on flight, he will not be in their custody. FBI has an arrangement with Layton whereby he will travel to San Francisco via New York. While we accordingly have no reason to believe that Layton will make any effort to

LIMITED OFFICIAL USE
LIMITED OFFICIAL USE
PAGE 02 STATE 269399

disembark in Trinidad, the possibility of course exists. It is for this reason that we are calling the matter to the attention of the GOTT and requesting its cooperation in ensuring that he does not disembark.

Muskie [Edmund Muskie, U.S. Secretary of State]

Originally posted on November 14th, 2020.

Last modified on June 21st, 2022.
Skip to main content