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Cryptonym: AMAPACHE-2

Definition:
Iglesais Pons, JMWAVE FI asset, arrived Key West 6/16/61 on boat PANMAJA. Pons worked with Norberto Martinez Garcia in Pinar del Rio Province.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
His brother, Antonio Iglesias Pons, took part in the Bay of Pigs invasion and was captured and imprisoned. In addition, Henry J. Sloman (probably Tony Sforza) wrote a memo on AMAPACHE-2 on March 6, 1963. Also, Alice B. Caponong (probably Evalena S. Vidal) mentioned talking with "Tony S", which was probably a reference to Tony Sforza, about how Rescate publicly stated that Iglesias Pons was their member, when he was captured and shot.
Sources:

104-10236-10328: IGLESIAS PONS, ISAIAS ALEJANDRO

Undated CIA document: ..."Iglesias Pons, Isaias Alejandro: Apache agent see FI files. AMAPACHE-2 shot by G-2 (Unintelligible) Jan 62. Iglesias Pons, Isaias Alejandro: AMOT-11 memo, 21 June 61. DPOB: 6 Jul 24 in San Juan in Martinez, Pinar del Rio Province. Arrived Key West on boat PANMAJA 16 June 61. Active in underground work in Cuba. Worked with Mr. Norberto Martinez Garcia in Pinar del Rio Province. Brother, Antonio Iglesias Pons, one of Playa Giron invaders, now imprisoned. 201-307876. POA requested 6 Oct 61....POA granted."

104-10236-10327: MEMO FOR: AMAPACHE-2

03/06/63: Memorandum from Henry J. Sloman to Chief, PW Branch: "1. Writer has been informed that your Branch has been questioned by AMBUD-1 concerning subject and certain monies due to subject's wives and children. 2. Subject left instructions with AMOT-2 when he departed for Cuba, to deliver his salary, which was $200.00 monthly, to his sister-in-law in Miami. The sister-in-law is the wife of subject's brother who was a prisoner of the Playa Giron Invasion..." Mention of AMAPACHE-1. Page 2: ..."8. AMOT-2 has been instructed to furnish the writer with a complete report of this whole case and to deliver copies of receipts and money orders of all funds which he has delivered to relatives of subject."

104-10236-10326: I TOLD PASSAVOY FOLLOWING (AFTER CHECKING WITH ( ) ) RE THE MATTER

03/12/63: CIA document: "I told PASSAVOY following (after checking with Tony S) re the matter: That our files reflect that when Iglesias Pons was captured and shot, Rescate org, publicly stated he was their man, and Rescate advertized him as their hero. It was therefore suggested, that Iglesias' wife check with Rescate to see where any monies due her husband have gone, or might be going. Caponong."

Contributors:
John Newman

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