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Cold War: White House record of conversation (MT-Reagan plenary) [East/West, Central America especially Belize; jellybeans] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Reagan Library: NSC Subject File (Presidential memcons Box 48)
Editorial comments:

1200-1245. MT and the President had spoken earlier one-to-one, but no notes have emerged. The Belize Minister of Interior described by Al Haig as "apparently an obnoxious fellow" - suspected of Cuban sympathies - was Carl ('Lindy') Rogers, of whom there was a somewhat sinister saying in Belize at the time: "Price rules by day, Rogers rules by night" (private information).

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 10pp
Themes: Economic policy - theory and process, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Western Europe - non-EU), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy (Central & Eastern Europe), Foreign policy (Middle East), Defence (general), Security services & intelligence, Terrorism, MT contacts with Ronald Reagan, MT's meetings as PM