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Cryptonym: AMCRIB-1

Definition:
Jesus Angulo Clemente. Was formerly a member of the Cuban Communist Party, and was from the radical left wing of the anti-Castro Cuban movement in the U.S. Participated in the Bay of Pigs invasion in April 1961, and was active in the COJCE and MDC in particular.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
Despite his political radicalism, his apparent devotion to the anti-Castro cause helped him gain a position of importance within the MDC by 1965.
Sources:

CUBAN INFORMATION ARCHIVES: https://cuban-exile.com/doc_026-050/doc0035.html

April 1961: "List of Participants at the Bay of Pigs Invasion: ....Angulo Clemente, Jesus - R-537. R-710."

104-10231-10006: CRC FINANCE REPORT FOR 1-31 AUGUST 1961

08/31/61, CIA document: Page 20: ...."Jesus Angulo Clemente"...

1994.05.10.10:35:49:350007: FIELD INFORMATION REPORT: MEMBERSHIP OF THE TWO FACTIONS OF THE MOVIMIENTO DEMOCRATA CRISTIANO (MDC)

05/28/63, Country: Cuba, Place & Date Acq: United States (14 May 1963): "SOURCE: Former member (F) of the Cuban Police with extensive contacts in the Cuban exile community. Appraisal of content: 3." "1) As of 14 May 1963 the following persons were members of the faction of the Movimiento Demcrata Cristiano (MDC, Christian Democrat Movement) which belongs to the Consejo Revolucionario Cubano (CRC, Cuban Revolutionary Council). Since 14 May the new offices have been at 1714 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida:" Page 3: ...."Jesus Angulo C. Youth Affairs Secretary (Handwritten note: Possibly Jesus Angulo Clemente)." Page 4:..."Source Comment: 1). Formerly a member of the Cuban Communist Party. Field Comment: 2). Possibly Jesus Angulo Clemente."

1993.08.11.14:08:32:620006: CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY HANDBOOK

01/64: "I. IDENTIFYING DATA: A. Common Title or Abbreviation: MDC - Democrata Cristiana (Rasco or Batista Falla Faction) International Faction. B. Title: Movimiento Democrata Cristiana... E. Leading Personalities in the United States: (August 1963).... SECRETARIAT:...Youth Sector: Jesus Angulo"...

104-10192-10115: DISPATCH: TRANSMITTAL OF MDC PROPAGANDA

11/17/64, dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Deputy Chief, WH/SA: ...."2. The MDC gave thirty-five such kits to Jesus ANGULO Clemente of COJCE to distribute in Santiago, Chile among delegates to the Extraordinary Congress of Christian Democratic Youth (JUDCA), 29 October - 1 November and the World Conference of the International Union of Young Christian Democrats (UIJDC), 6-7 November 1964. 3. The UIJDC sent ANGULO, who is also a member of the MDC, an invitation and round-trip air fare to participate in these meetings."

104-10129-10254: CARD: RODRIGUEZ (DIAZ), GUIDO ERNESTO - ASSOCIATES AND FRIEND

05/21/65, CIA card: "Angulo (Clemente), Jesus - C - 228271 - Associate: one Jesus Angulo, beleived idneitical to Subject's associate, was granted a POA on 28 February 1961 and is currently under consideration for an OA. ND"...

1993.08.05.10:41:34:710005: CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY HANDBOOK

06/65: "I. IDENTIFYING DATA: A. Common Title or Abbreviation: COJCE B. Title: Comite de Organizaciones Juveniles Cubanos en el Exilio (Committee of Cuban Youth Organizations in Exile)... E. Leading Personalities: ....Jesus Angulo Clemente, Vice Secretary General"...

104-10192-10222: DISPATCH: ELECTION OF NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MOVIMIENTO DEMOCRATA CRISTIANO DE CUBA (MDC)

08/21/65, dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, WH: "1. During 27-29 August 1965, the 9th National Congress of the MDC was held in Miami, Florida for the purpose of formulating a future work program and electing a new MDC executive committee...The composition of the new executive committee is as follows: Name: and Post: ...Mr. Jesus Angula: Records"... Page 2: ..."C. Jesus Angelo: Angulo came up from the ranks as leader of the MDC's youth section. He has taken part in several international meetings and congresses. He also participates in COJCE activities. He has a radical orientation and has little DC theoretical knowledge, but his devotion to the cause and his diligence have helped him gain importance within the MDC"...

104-10192-10222: REPORT COVER SHEET

10/01/65, from JMWAVE, Reporting Officer: Henry J. Sloman: ..."RI: Index the following names for JMWAVE: ...ANGULO Clemente, Jesus, elected Administration and Recording Secty of MDC, Aug 65"....

104-10192-10110: CABLE: CIA FILE ON MDC FEB 66-MAR 67

04/15/66, cable from JMWAVE: Sluglines DYVOUR AMMOP "1. AMCRIB-1 (IDEN) contacted by Dulce de la Maza Rodriguez, niece of PRSC leader Antonio Rosario, who traveled through JMWAVE area. De la Maza hand carried letter to AMCRIB-1 dated 4 April from Francisco Cordova, PRSC Secy of INTL Affairs, which requested AMCRIB-1 arrange for purchase and shipment of two or three used cars to be used for PRSC presidential election activities in DOMREP. Letter was accompanied with $1400 for purchase and shipment costs of cars. 2. AMCRIB-1 telephoned Rosario evening 11 April to confirm letter and agreed to provide aid in procuring cars. Rosario informed AMCRIB-1 that he expected receive nomination as presidential candidate of PRSC at party assembly on 17 April and stated he would select Cesar Estrella as his running mate. Rosario also indicated he expected some electoral support from unspecified number of APJ members." Page 42: "Ref WAVE 0194... IDEN: Jesus Angulo Clemente, Secretary of Movimiento Democrata Cristiano of Cuba."

104-10226-10024: DISPATCH: STATUS REPORT RE JMWAVE PSYCH PROJECTS

06/20/66, dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, WH Page 2: ..."7. AMMOP. No major changes....AMMOP youth sector headed by AMCRIB-1 maintains excellent contacts with its counterparts throughout hemisphere and has been useful as press placement mechanism"...

104-10226-10024: AMMOP PROGRESS REPORT - 1 OCTOBER - 31 DECEMBER 1966

12/29/66, from PW/Monestier to Chief of Station: "A. OPERATIONAL HEADLIGHTS 1. AMMOP maintained contact with party leaders throughout the hemisphere during the quarter. The majority of the correspondence was handled by AMCRIB/1, the leader of the youth wing, who was informed by the JUDCA secretary-general, both during his October visit and in subsequent correspondence, that the AMMOP youth wing was performing effective work and that a JUDCA study on AMMOP activities would be forthcoming. The JUDCA secretary-general favors the incorporation of the AMMOP youth sector into his organization. B. ADMINISTRATIVE ....4. During the quarter, expenses totaled $2,075.77. This sum included monthly support to AMMOP, and salary and operational expenses of AMCRIB/1. This compares with a budget allocation of $3,750 for the reporting period."

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