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Cryptonym: AMBOLT-2

Definition:
Agent in Miami in contact with Evilio Duque, possibly the attorney Gonzalo Lage.
Status:
Speculative
Sources:

104-10169-10170: LETTER RE EVELIO DUQUE MIYAR RECRUITING

7/18/61 letter from AMBOLT-2: "Dear Friends, A few days ago I received the visit of a friend of mine, Andres Perez, Army Captain, in charge of the men who fought in the Sierra del Escambray, in Las Villas Province, Cuba. Later that day I had a meeting with Comandante Evelio Duque Miyar to whose house I was taken by Capt. Andres Perez, who is the latter's adjutant. Comandante Duque asked me to join the movement he will be heading and bring all my human assets with me at the same time...I do not want to take one step without having being oriented on this subject by you people...I was offered the post of General Coordinator of the syndical step of the movement oriented by Comandante Duque. For that purpose I have started to collaborate with these people in some respects, but without compromising myself. I was asked to look for space where the administrative offices of the organization could be installed. I have inspected and also reported a suitable location for office space at SW 1600 1st Street, corner of 16th Avenue...At the present time, Comandante Duque lives at 1200 NW 6th Street in Miami and at the same time at the Hotel Colonial, on Biscayne Blvd., Room 415." AMBOLT-2 met with Frank Massengill the same day - see 104-10169-10169, p. 2.

104-10169-10165: CABLE:ON 20 JULY WAVE IN CONTACT WITH GARCIA, SUBJ OF REF

"On 20 July WAVE in contact with Garcia...Garcia states that Evelio Duque's Anti Communist Liberation Army growing stronger each day and all Cuban exiles rallying Duque. In last few weeks Duque receiving increased press coverage...Garcia claims Duque has been approached by rep, no iden, of 'General Taylor', and Duque may visit Wash near future. He also received request from Senator Smathers to call on Smathers (in the) near future...a letter to Mr. Paul Bethel, local USIA rep, from a Captain Edwin P. LeMay, a local yacht broker, characterizes Garcia as an opportunist and a Batista man who is pushing Duque into the limelight for his own personal ends...letter suggests LeMay is contact between Duque group and (US government) through Bethel. AMBOLT-2 reveals Duque group made overtures to him to join Duque. AMBOLT-2 and AMJAVA-2 state that Orlando Bosch Avila 201-299292 is member (of) Duque entourage." 7/29/61 cable from JMWAVE to Director, slugline DIR CITE WAVE 7333 ZAMKA ACTING JMZIP

104-10169-10169: CONTACT REPORT

7/28/61 contact report from Frank Massengill on AMBOLT-2: "Captain Andres Perez told me that the persons who attended the conference in Washington DC (held by Rep. Victor Anfuso on 7/25/61) were Marcelino Garcia and Mr. Boch. Andres Perez told me also that the two persons most trusted by Evelio Duque Miyar were Marcelino Garcia and himself, Andres Perez."

104-10169-10163: CONTACT REPORT:MEETING WITH AMBOLT-2 THIS DATE

8/11/61 contact report by Frank Massengill re meeting with AMBOLT-2: AMBOLT-2 was told that Duque cannot expect any support in the immediate future. "AMBOLT-2 said he went over to Duque's rented home at NW 6th Street last week. Everything looked filthy and in bad disorder, besides it was run down and all the essentials lacking, including food on the table. Old Evelio may be at the end of his rope, before he starts organizes his 'Army'."

104-10262-10061: MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD: CONTACT REPORT BETWEEN JAMES S. PEKICH AND EVELIO DUQUE MIYAR, DR. BOSCH AND DR. LAGE, 18 SEPTEMBER 1961, 1500 HOURS

9/20/61 Memorandum for the Record. WH/4/PM James Pekich, using his alias "Mr. Dimitry", met with Evelio Duque, Dr. Orlando Bosch, and attorney (Gonzalo) Lage. They told him they planned to keep fighting as the Cuban Anti-Communist Corps, or the Ejercito Cubano Anti Comunistic. They wanted to become part of the underground movement with access to weapons and to engage in guerilla warfare. Pekich said he would introduce them to some people.

104-10164-10324: DISPATCH: OPERATIONAL/ GYROSE/ KUWOLF DR. ORLANDO BOSCH AVILA

9/19/62 dispatch from Chief of Station, JMWAVE to Chief, Task Force W: (Orlando Bosch/AMDITTO-23) was a friend of Plinio Prieto, the Autentico Party leader who was shot at Las Campanas for opposition to Castro. (Bosch) organized an anti-Castro organization called Movimiento Insurreccional Revolucionario which later became Ejercito Cubano Anticomunista Frente Escambray. (Bosch) was secretary general of the latter organization, other top posts being held by Dr. Gonzalo Lage and Evelio Duque, 'the fighting Comandante' who lived in Spain for many years under the name Marcelino Garcia. Lage recently became disgusted with (Bosch) and left the group..."

1994.05.10.13:51:02:910007: Reel 27, Folder M - MIRR, THIRD AGENCY DOCUMENTS.

Jan 1964: Gonzalo Lage is a lawyer and the owner of the Rancho Luna restaurant in Miami.

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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