Nov 19, 78 • 2035 • Georgetown-State • 3787

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 7 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978GEORGE03787_d.html.]

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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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O 192035 NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC NIACT IMMEDIATE 8074
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E.O. 11652: NA
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO) GY (LAYTON, LARRY)
SUBJ: CODEL RYAN: SHOOTING INCIDENT
REF: GEORGETOWN 3776.

1. THE GUYANA POLICE HAVE INFORMED THE EMBASSY OF THE ARREST OF AN AMERICAN CITIZEN IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING INCIDENT AT PORT KAITUMA AIRSTRIP NOV. 18. THIS DETAINEE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS LARRY LAYTON, THE BROTHER OF DEBORAH LAYTON BLAKEE [Blakey] AND THE SON OF LISA LAYTO [Layton], BOTH OF WHOM HAVE BEEN THE SUBJECTS OF WELFARE INQUIRIES OR OTHER CONSULAR TRAFFIC IN THE PAST.

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

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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

Last modified on June 23rd, 2022.
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