Nov 20, 78 • 1923 • Port of Spain-State • 3322

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P 201923Z NOV 78
FM AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN
TO USINFO WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO SECSTATE WASHDC 3247
AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS PORT OF SPAIN 03322
FOR PGM/RC, AR

E.O. 11652: N/A
SUBJECT: MEDIA REACTION

LOCAL MEDIA COVERAGE OF GUYANA INCIDENT MOUNTING STEADILY. ALL REPORTS THUS FAR APPEAR BASED ON CANA SOURCES AND SEEM REASONABLY OBJECTIVE AND WITHOUT SPECULATION. AT LEAST ONE NEWSPAPER, TRINIDAD EXPRESS, IS SENDING A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TO COVER DIRECT FROM GEORGETOWN. FYI: GUARDIAN, OTHER TRINIDAD DAILY, IS NOT PUBLISHING DUE CURRENT STRIKE-LOCKOUT.

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Originally posted on March 1st, 2020.

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