(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 393
[Listing of agencies receiving informational copies on pdf]
0 101335Z OCT 80
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 3774
LIMITED OFFICIAL USE GEORGETOWN 4912
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY, TD (LAYTON, LAURENCE)
SUBJ: EXPULSION OF US CITIZEN LAURENCE LAYTON
REF: PORT OF SPAIN 3088
1. Embassy and FBI are aware of efforts by Layton’s Guyanese attorneys to prevent his departure.
2. As far as we know Layton was on board Oct. 10 Pan Am flight to New York as previously reported.
Roberts [George B. Roberts, Jr., American ambassador to Guyana]