[Editor’s note: This is a State Department cable 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. It was not included in the State Department’s own release, but we have included identifying information for it using the agency’s designations.
[The full text of this document was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978CARACA10950_d.html.]
CARACA 10950 201632Z
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ISO-00 SYE-00 FBIE-00 /021 W
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O R 201605Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY CARACAS
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC 4684
UNCLAS CARACAS 10950
FOR PSO FROM RSO
E.O. 11652: N/A
1. RSO Lopez available to provide any assistance needed. Understand RSO may from Panama already at post. Please advise if you want RSO to come.
2. Legatt Robert Oglesby will depart Caracas on November 20 on Paman [PanAm] 445 at 1820, arr Port of Spain at 1920. Will depart pos on November 21 on BWIA 461 at 0545, arr Georgetown 0745. Please confirm if BWIA 461 will indeed arrive in Georgetown as scheduled.
Luers [William Luers, American Ambassador to Venezuela]