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Cryptonym: SLINC

Definition:
Telegram indicator for CIA's Guatemalan covert operations headquarters in Florida.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952-1954: Guatemala Current Section: Abbreviations and Cryptonyms

SLINC: "Telegram indicator for PBSUCCESS Headquarters in Florida."

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/DOC_0000923118.pdf

5/27/54 cable from WH x 4235 to SLINC/Chief of Station, LINCOLN, slugline RYBAT/PBSUCCESS: "Herewith full text Winchell 2100 May 23...'Attention Jim Haggerty of White House. Moscow intelligence is helping Red Guatemalan government to stage a frameup our embassy there and all American companies in (Central America). They will charge they discovered American arsenals in (Guatemala). The reason they got Russian arms. This is to debunk such bunk before it breaks...To isolationists who insisted that Americas could never be invaded, and to Mr. Harry S. Truman who blindly argued that a few Communists are not important. Ladies and gentlemen, Guatemala, almost 3 million (population) has been taken over by only 1200 Reds, giving Russia a beachhead only 725 air miles from Panama Canal..."

104-10121-10258: ROUTINE CABLE - PIVALL TOURIST CARD EXPIRES.

5/30/54 cable from Ontrich in Tegucigalpa to SLINC at LINCOLN: "Pivall tourist card expires 6 June. Must get him special documentation from SAFFRON-1 if he to remain in WSHOOFS/Honduras..."

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