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Cryptonym: AMCLATTER-5

Definition:
Alberto de Jesus Alberty Garcia.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10164-10186: BIOGRAPHY ON BERNARD BARKER

This biography of Bernard Barker (AMCLATTER-1) notes Barker's recruitment of AMCLATTER-5, and identifies AMCLATTER-5 as Alberto de Jesus Alberty Garcia.

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/180-10143-10182.pdf

These notes identify AMCLATTER-5 as Alberto Alberti Garcia.

104-10167-10200: CABLE: AMHAWK EAGER TO TALK WITH CONTACT ABOUT POSITION AND PLANS

03/10/60, Cable from Havana to Director: Slugline RYBAT: "1. Through AMCLATTER-5 Station has learned AMHAWK anxious talk with accredited PBPRIMER about his position and plans. On 5 March A-5 delivered to Zamka, his Case Officer, typewritten memo which he said personally drafted by AMHAWK for delivery to A-5's ODACID contact. Memo outlines AMHAWK's views concerning (A) political aims which should be subscribed to by coalition of opposition forces and (B) practical measures he feels must be implemented if program is to be achieved. 2. Proposed political platform includes following seven points: A. Immediate return to regime of laws once Castro overthrown. B. Restoration of constitution of 1940. C. Elections in shortest possible time. D. Guarantees for free enterprise under state coordination. E. Full guarantees for private property and private investments. F. Incorporation of present agrarian reform into the constitution. G. Alignment of Cuba with democratic nations in international field and in struggle against Communism under leadership of the United States..."

104-10163-10385: CABLE: VILLANELLO CHANNEL TO AMCLATTER-5 WAS THRU TWO CUBANA EMPLOYEES JOSE PALMA IN MIAMI AND JORGE DIAZ AT MARTI AIRPORT

05/20/60, Cable from Miami to Director: "1. Villanello channel to AMCLATTER-5 was thru two Cubana employees, Jose Palma in Miami and Jorge Diaz at Marti Airport. Requisite for use of channel was certainty they both on duty their respective ends on day and at time flight arrival on which given message sent. Personnel on aircraft who actually carried messages unknown to Villanello. 2. Villanello instructed by AMCLATTER-1 discontinue sending messages to A-5 but Villanello says channel available for use any time."

104-10167-10057: CABLE: AMCLATTER-5 ELECTED CHIEF FUERZAS AEREAS DE LIBERACION (FAL, CUBAN AIRFORCE OF LIBERATION IN EXILE) IN PILOTS ASSOCIATION MEETING 24 MAY

05/28/61, Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP: "1. AMCLATTER-5 elected Chief Fuerzas Aereas de Liberacion Ofal, Cuban Airforce of Liberation in Exile) in Pilots Association meeting 24 May. 2. AMFACET-1 as well as A-5 reported FAL in contact with Colonel Severs and Major Von Horn former Airatt and Assistant Airatt Habana. A-5 said latter two unofficially offered supply FAL with airntraining manuals. Although locally rumored to the contrary, no offer of financial aid made or mentioned between FAL and Severs and Van Horn. This confirmed by AMOT-87 who has close ties FAL. Airatts mostly interested morale, activities and local situation pilots, including status Pedro Diaz Lanz. 3. A-5 said FAL will stay out of politics and will not make public statements against AMBUD although latter matter was nevertheless discussed in last meeting. FAL favors Marquez Sterling over AMBUD-1 and agreed will not repeat not take orders from AMNIP-1. They interested maintain unity and support any recognized civilian group as leaders revolution. They willing recognize AMBUD as a body but not follow any one individual. 4. On night 27 May A-5 advised AMDIP-1 had asked him to meet with him. Following are results this meeting as reported by A-5: A-1 questioned A-5 over rumors that pilots planned set up group independent of AMBUD. A-5 denied this and explained FAL organization to AMDIP-1. Also gave names of officers this far elected. Only agreement reached with AMDIP-1 was that A-5 could submit list of FAL officers to AMBUD for confirmation after AMBUD-1's return from Washington, D.C. 5. AMDIP-1's also told A-5 that AMBUD-1 had met with President Kennedy afternoon 27 May and that President had promised AMBUD-1 full support. 6. Total membership FAL is 133 pilots."

104-10260-10322: CABLE: AMCLATTER-5 REPORTED FOLL 1 MAY

05/03/62, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline GYROSE: "1. AMCLATTER-5 reported FOLL 1 May: A. Garceran returned 29 April from meeting GUAT with Ydigoras at latter's request. Garceran appears optimistic, but discreet. Ydigoras showed him personal invitation from GPIDEAL visit U.S. 15-30 May. (Station has no indication other individuals accompanied Garceran who left for GUAT 26 April. B. Gen Anastasio Somoza arrived U.S. 28 April. Apparently landed JMWAVE area on way Washington, D.C. Somoza called Eduardo Garcia (Garcia Lines) to meet him Washington, D.C. Garcia to leave Washington, D.C. 1 May at invitation CIA which source believes connected Somoza visit. One of Garcia's CIA contacts is John Criston (phonetic). Garcia also told source his CIA contacts coming JMWAVE area soon. C. Eusebio Mujal told source re basis info he obtained trips 'official Washington, D.C.,' surmises ODOATH (U.S. Navy) entrusted with responsibility develop and executing military aspects action against Cuba. 2. Station pouching joint political military document obtained by AMCLATTER-5 to be presented to Louis Jebel by Garceran forces 7 May. JMWAVE checking determine IDEN Jebel who in New York. 3. Station requests HQs provide info these activities as requested para 25 ref."

104-10076-10201: CABLE: JOSE DIECO TEJEIRA, SPANISH NATIONAL AND FORMER PRIVATE SECRETARY CHE GUEVARA

12/07/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline TYPIC: "1. FYI and possible lead AMCLATTER-5 reports that Ernesto Che Guevara's former private secretary, Jose (Dieco) Tejeira, Spanish national, now employed by Alliance for Progress. Tejeira got job thru Felipe Pazos, former Pres Cuban National Bank now living WASH D.C. source of info Miss Lourdes Naranjo, 1909 East West Highway Apt 201, Silver Springs, M.D. Naranjo friend of AMCLATTER-5's wife. 2. WAVE files contain numerous traces Pazos which also HQs files. No traces Tejeira or Naranjo. 3. Index."

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