Nov 24, 78 • 0929 • State-Port of Spain • 297282

[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld several names from this cable. They are the names of the four Peoples Temple members who were on the boat Cudjoe on November 18: Charles Touchette, Helen Swinney, Richard Janaro, and British citizen Philip Blakey.]

UNCLASSIFIED
PAGE 01 STATE 297282

[Listing of agencies receiving informational copy on PDF]

O 240929Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN PRIORITY
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 297282

E. O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: MEMBERS OF THE PEOPLES’ TEMPLE AT GEORGETOWN

Please inform Georgetown and the Department in [several names deleted] are in Port of Spain with [name deleted]. Department received information from family that survivors are supposedly en route to Georgetown. However, we are unaware of the specific whereabouts of [name deleted].

Christopher

UNCLASSIFIED

Originally posted on March 3rd, 2020.

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