Series United Nations Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA) - Subject Files - S-0340

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S-0340

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United Nations Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA) - Subject Files

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  • 1988 - 1992 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 6

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (1981-1988: Cordovez; 1986-1992: Goulding)
UN. Under-Secretary-General for Department of Peace-Keeping Operations (1992-1997: Annan)

Series consists of correspondence, code cables (incoming and outgoing), agreements, meeting summaries, incident reports, press releases, daily press briefings and monthly reports regarding the United Nations Observer Group in Central America (ONUCA) mission to monitor cross-border activities in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Subjects include seizures of weapons and equipment; the demobilization of Nicaraguan resistance (Contras); Frente Farabundo Marti para la Liberacion Nacional (FMLN); "Recontras," aircraft; and the political and military situation in Central America. Other subjects documented are military and civilian personnel; administrative matters; finance; and contributing countries. Correspondents include Principal Political Adviser Rolf Knutsson; Chief Military Observers Maj. Gen. Agustin Quesada Gomez, Brig. Gen. Lewis W. Mackenzie, and Brig. Gen. Victor Suanzes.

Accession numbers: 93/164, boxes 1-3

Actual series size: 6 boxes

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Related to: 1993/0164: ONUCA United Nations Observer Group in Central America agreements; incidents, casualties; contributing countries; humanitarian, internal, military matters; military, civilian personnel; etc.

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