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[Editor’s Note: Text from https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978CARACA11104_d.html.]

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CARACA 11104 242026Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 SCS-06 CA-01 FBIE-00 JUSE-00 L-03 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 SY-05 MCT-02 H-01 SSO-00 INRE-00 NSCE-00 DODE-00 /044 W
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O 241927Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY CARACAS
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4757
C O N F I D E N T I A L CARACAS 11104

E.O. 11652: GDS
TAGS: CASC OREP GY
SUBJECT: GUYANA SITUATION: POSSIBLE ENTRY INTO VENEZUELA OF US CITIZENS
REF: CARACAS 11070

1. On November 24, Polcouns spoke to Brig. General John Kavanaugh who is the Venezuelan army commander with responsiblity [responsibility] for the area bordering Guyana. Kavanaugh most interested in possible entry into Venezuela of US citizens and has alerted his troops to be on lookout. Polcouns gave Gen. Kavanaugh a map and on Saturday, November 25, Gen. Kavanaugh intends to make extensive helicopter inspection of the Venezuelan side of the border in the area closest to Johnestown [Jonestown].

Luers [William Luers, American Ambassador to Venezuela]

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Originally posted on December 6th, 2018.

Last modified on January 30th, 2020.
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