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CONFIDENTIAL

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0 241720Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
CONFIDENTIAL STATE 297520

E.O. 11652: GDS
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJECT: SEARCH AND RESCUE

Department suggests Embassy propose that Guyanese officials deal directly with indigenous Indians in Jonestown area and offer appropriate rewards for information leading to the recovery of deceased members of Peoples Temple colony or for the safe return of lost members of the group. It is also suggested GOG [Government of Guyana] actually pay rewards and then request reimbursement from USG [U.S. Government] for these unique search-and-rescue operations. Specific funding instructions will followd [follow] later.

Christopher [Acting Secretary of State Warren Christopher]

CONFIDENTIAL

Originally posted on December 2nd, 2018.

Last modified on January 30th, 2020.
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