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Cryptonym: LCPANGS

Definition:
The nation of Costa Rica.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952-1954: Guatemala

A State Department report covering United States foreign relations with Guatemala and it contains a cryptonym and abbreviation list of related people, groups, and subjects. The cryptonym assigned to the nation of Costa Rica is LCPANGS.

Foreign Realtions of the United States, 1952-1954: Guatemala, Telegram from CIA to Operation PBSUCCESS HQ in Florida

The document states ODACID (US State Department) would conduct a "...review of LCPANGS (Costa Rica's) situation with Ambassador..." It gives instructions regarding the CIA and State Department actions and the related needs of Operation PBSUCCESS. The document also states an unnamed party might be using Operation PBSUCCESS "as cloak to move against LCPANGS (Costa Rica)."

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Contributors:
Carmine Savastano

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