(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.)
O 141855Z NOV 80
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4100
RUEHFB/FBI WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEBWJA/DEPT OF JUSTICE WASHDC IMMEDIATE
RUEHSP/ AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN IMMEDIATE 3713
LIMITED OFFICIAL USE GEORGETOWN 5515
FBI WASHDC PLEASE PASS FBI SAN JUAN AND FBI SAN FRANCISCO
E.O. 12065: NA
TAGS: CARR, GY (LAYTON, LAWRENCE [Laurence])
SUBJ: LAYTON DEPARTURE NOW SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 21
REF: (A) GEORGETOWN 5487, (B) GEORGETOWN 5449, (C) STATE 303499
1. We now have four confirmed reservations in Embassy’s name for Friday, November 21, on BWIA flight 464 to Port of Spain, leaving Georgetown at 1445, and on BWIA 424 from Port of Spain to New York, departing 1645 and arriving New York at 2145. As was originally scheduled for November 14 departure, a change of aircraft will be necessary in Port of Spain, and assistance of TT [Trinidad-Tobago] officials is requested.
2. We suggest marshals arrive Georgetown November 20, or, at the earliest, November 19. They should have with them return tickets or means of payment for themselves plus CIR or cash to pay for Layton’s ticket (Reftel C).
3. Please advise names and arrival time for marshals so that we may meet and assist.
Roberts [George B. Roberts, Jr., American ambassador to Guyana]