Crack the Code!

This message is an excerpt from diplomatic traffic between the Uruguayan ambassador in Venezuela back to the home office in Montevideo. They had been discussing the feasibility of opening up a consulate in a medium-sized Venezuelan city.

This cryptogram contains at least one "fixed point". These are letters of plaintext that encrypt to themselves as ciphertext. (For example, J encrypts as J, or something like that.)

Good luck!

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Frequency Distribution of Ciphertext


Frequency of Spanish (Ñ = 0.17%)

A joint project of Brendan Bard, Prof. Gregory Bard, and Prof. Seth Dutter, University of Wisconsin---Stout (January 30th, 2019)