Nov 22, 78 • 2101 • State-Port of Spain • 295989

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 297 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE295989_d.html.]

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STATE 295989
ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 FBIE-00 SCS-06 CA-01 H-01 CIAE-00
INR-10 NSAE-00 JUSE-00 SY-05 SSO-00 INRE-00 /039 R
DRAFTED BY ARA:RWZIMMERMANN:JE
APPROVED BY ARA:JABUSHNELL
FBI:ANICHOLAS
S/S-O:SVALERGA
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O 222101Z NOV 78 ZFF4
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN NIACT IMMEDIATE
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
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E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY
SUBJECT: MEMBERS OF PEOPLES TEMPLE IN PORT OF SPAIN
REF: PORT OF SPAIN 03343

1. Provided GOTT [Government of Trinidad and Tobago] has no objection, FBI wishes send ASAP to Port of Spain two agents out of San Juan to interview members of Peoples Temple now in Trinidad and Tobago.

2. Request you seek GOTT approval soonest and reply NIACT immediate.

Christopher [Acting Secretary of State Warren Christopher]

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Originally posted on March 2nd, 2020.

Last modified on June 29th, 2022.
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