Serial 9

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 9 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03781_d.html.]

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GEORGE 03781 191534Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 FBIE-00 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00
INRE-00 DODE-00 PA-01 TRSE-00 SCS-06 MCT-02 CA-01
SY-05 SYE-00 USSS-00 H-01 AID-05 SS-15 SSO-00
NSCE-00 CCO-00 ICAE-00 SVC-00 /062 W
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Z 191535Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC FLASH 8068
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E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO) GY
SUBJ: CODEL RYAN: FIRST WOUNDED ARRIVE AT TIMEHRI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, GEORGETOWN
REF: GEORGETWON 3774.

1. Embassy has just been informed the GDF Islander carrying five wounded from Port Kaituma has just arrived at the Timehri Airport. Five wounded have been transferred to the c-141a. List of individuals and general condition is as follows: Jackie Speier (legislative counsel to Congressman Ryan), serious; Song [Steve Sung] (NBC TV), serious; Anthony Katsaris (Concerned Relative), not as serious as originally reported from Port Kaituma; Mrs. Beverly Oliver (Concerned Relative), not serious; Mrs. Cathy Boyd (Concerned Relative, not serious).

2. Second aircraft from Port Kaituma with the remaining evacuees is due within the next hour.

Burke [John Burke, U.S. Ambassador to Guyana]

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Originally posted on May 15th, 2018.

Last modified on June 23rd, 2022.
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