Dec 1, 78 • 2101 • Georgetown-State • 4067

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O 012101Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8308
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 4067

E.O. 12065: N/A
TAGS: CDES, GY (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJECT: GUYANESE DEATH CERTIFICATES
REF: STATE 303080

1) EMBASSY, UPON RECEIPT REFTEL, ADVISED MINISTRY OF HEALTH THAT TIME IS NOW OF THE ESSENCE IN PREPARING D/C’S.

2) WHILE MOH PROMISED TO DO EVERYTHING IT CAN, USG SHOULD NOT EXPECT MIRACLES; THEY ARE NO MORE EQUIPPED TO CRANK OUT SCORES OF D/C’S AT A TIME THAN WE ARE.

BURKE

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Originally posted on March 17th, 2020.

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