Search in
ADD SEARCH FILTER CANCEL SEARCH FILTER

Digital Archive International History Declassified

SEARCH RESULTS

  • October 24, 1962

    Telegram from Brazilian Delegation to the OAS, Washington, 9:30 p.m., Wednesday

    A telegram from the Delegation of Brazil at the Organization of American States in Washington, DC describing the actions that were taken and one the votes that was cast at the most recent meeting of the Council.

  • October 25, 1962

    Telegram from Mexican Embassy, New Delhi

    A Mexican diplomat in New Delhi is requesting more information on Brazil’s offer to mediate Cuba conflict and the possibility of Mexico joining that mediation.

  • October 25, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Foreign Ministry Official and Peruvian Diplomat, Mexico City

    The Peruvian Chargé d’affaires Mr. Don Carlos Pérez Cánepa, visited the Second Undersecretary [Pablo] Campos Ortiz. The Peruvian diplomat is inquiring what the Mexican point of view was regarding possible military action (in which all the republics of the continent would take part) against Cuba.

  • October 25, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Foreign Ministry Official and Canadian Ambassador, Mexico City

    A meeting between the Mexican Foreign Ministry official and the Ambassador to Canada. The Canadian Ambassador says that planes from Cuba landing in Canada will be inspected for weapons, no planes from the Soviet Union will be allowed to flyover or land in Canada, and questions why the Mexican government voted the way it did on the US Resolution. To which the Mexican official replied that there were concerns over the use of military force against Cuba.

  • October 25, 1962

    Telegram from Mexican Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Washington

    A telegram from the Mexican Ambassador describing the activities that took place in the recent session of the Council of the Organization of American States (OAS).

  • October 26, 1962

    Letter from Mexican Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, to Mexican Foreign Minister

    A letter from the Mexican Ambassador to accompany the attachments of three examples of reports on the OAS U.S. Resolution from Argentina, Costa Rica, the U.S. and the Dominican Republic. The ambassador also describes a conversation he had with Mr. Ward P. Allen of the North American delegation (and the U.S. State Department).

  • October 27, 1962

    Telegram from the Brazilian Embassy in Mexico (Pio Corrêa), 7 a.m., Saturday

    An official of the Brazilian Embassy in Mexico describes a meeting with the under-Secretary of External Relations, who communicated his conviction that the the United States is not disposed to negotiate on the Cuban question and has decided to intervene militarily on the island, since it is persuaded that the military and political base that has been established by the USSR disturbs the world equilibrium between the two blocs.

  • October 27, 1962

    Air Letter from Mexican Embassy, Rio de Janeiro

    A letter from the Mexican Embassy in Brazil in which he comments on the position taken by the Brazilian Delegate in the Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) to vote in favor of necessary measures to impede the traffic of offensive weapons, but to vote not in favor of a condemnation of the Cuban regime.

  • October 29, 1962

    Telegram from Mexican Embassy, Washington (Flores)

    A telegram from the Mexican Embassy in Washington, DC describing the US's stance on the situation in Cuba and the opinions of President Kennedy.

  • October 29, 1962

    Telegram from Mexican Embassy, Prague

    The Mexican ambassador to Czechoslovakia says in this telegram that Czechoslovakia repudiates the United States' blockade of Cuba, declares its support for Cuba, and supports the declaration by the Soviet delegate at the Security Council.

  • October 29, 1962

    Cable from Swiss observer at the United Nations (Thalmann) to the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The UN inspection team for the supervision of the dismantling of the Soviet bases was to be made up of representatives from Sweden, Mexico and Switzerland. Switzerland feels uncomfortable with being included in the mandate, due to their representation of American interests in Cuba.

  • October 29, 1962

    Message from Mexican Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, enclosing memorandum of meeting of US Secretary of State Rusk with Latin American Ambassadors from 28 October 1962

    A memorandum about Secretary of State Dean Rusk’s declarations during the meeting with the Latin American Ambassadors at the State Department on Sunday 28 October 1962. Rusk makes two points: the crisis situation in Cuba is not settled and nothing of what the United States says and does will alter its attitude towards the pressing situation in Cuba. At the end of the meeting, Rusk says that “the solidarity of the OAS had been a magnificent contribution to peace and that it had made a deep impression around the entire world, especially in Moscow," constituting an appeal for them to be discreet in their declarations to the press given that the situation facing the world continues being delicate.

  • October 30, 1962

    Telegram from Mexican Embassy, Havana

    First Secretary Inzunza (Mexico) describes the effect the Cuban crisis is having on diplomatic operations.

  • October 30, 1962

    Memorandum on Message from Mexican Embassy, Caracas

    The Mexican Embassy in Venezuela describes the situation in Venezuela in regards to the ongoing Cuban crisis. The Venezuelan President makes two points: that Cuba, before becoming a Soviet atomic base, was already exporting slogans, money and weapons to destroy American democratic regimes; and that the Venezuelan Government had the firm intention of carrying out each of its international commitments (to Cuba, especially).

  • October 30, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Foreign Ministry Official with Cuban Charge d’Affaires, Mexico City

    Chargé d’Affaires of Cuba Ramon Sinobas visited Undersecretary Pablo Campos Ortiz to discuss the possibility of transfering shipment cargo from a Japanese ship to a Cuban ship without docking and the difficulty in sending foodstuffs (beans and rice) to Cuba from Mexico.

  • October 31, 1962

    Message from Chilean Embassy, Mexico City, to Mexican Foreign Ministry

    Mexican and Chilean officials meet to discuss their relations in regards to the Cuban crisis situation.

  • October 31, 1962

    Air Letter from Mexican Embassy, Rio de Janeiro

    An air letter from Mexican Embassy describing Brazil's role as the mediator of the Cuban crisis, the dismantling of Cuban nuclear weapons bases, and the role of the UN in this conflict.

  • November 01, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Foreign Ministry Official and Cuban Diplomat, Mexico City

    The Cuban Chargé d’Affairs, Mr. Ramon Sinobas, said that he had instructions from his government to ask the Mexican government for its support in the United Nations, to obtain acceptance of the five points that Prime Minister Castro had just made known.

  • November 07, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Officials on Shipment to Cuba

    Mexican Undersecretary Pablo Campos Ortiz calls to ask if there is any information about the rice and the beans that the Cuban government had acquired in Mexico and for whose shipment Cuba had especially sent a Cuban boat, the “Bahia de Mariel”. It appears that it has not yet been possible to authorize the dispatch of the merchandise.

  • November 07, 1962

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mexican Foreign Ministry Official and Cuban Diplomat, Mexico City

    The Cuban Chargé d’Affaires, Mr. Ramon Sinobas, visited the Mexican Undersecretary, Pablo Campos Ortiz. They touched on the following points: Mexico's support of Cuba in the UN General Assembly; economic sanctions against Cuba and the shipment of foodstuffs and other merchandise from Mexico; and Cuba joining the Convention on the Inter-American Indigenous Institute.