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Cryptonym: AMECRU-1

Definition:
Guillermo Alonso Pujol, who was Vice-President of Cuba from 1948 to 1952 in the government of Carlos Prio. His son was among the exiles captured at the Bay of Pigs.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION

This crypt listing equates AMECRU-1 with the name "Guillermo ALONSO Pujol."

104-10233-10423: DECLARATION BY GUILLERMO ALONSO PUJOL TO THE PRISONERS OF BAY OF PIGS AND THEIR RELATIVES

This is an English-language copy of a declaration made by Guillermo Alonso Pujol to the Bay of Pigs prisoners and their relatives.

104-10059-10364: INFO FROM CIA FILES ON ALONSO-PUJOL, BERMUDEZ, JORGE

According to SLIPSTREAM-1, a Cuban intelligence agent who defected in 1971, Guillermo Alonso Pujol was himself a Cuban intelligence agent.

104-10167-10372 ON 15 APRIL 1962: A GROUP OF NEO-COMMUNISTS HAD LUNCH WITH DR. GUILLERMO ALONSO PUJOL AT VICTOR BORDON'S HOME

Telegram Information Report, 4/62: "The luncheon was also attended by the two sons of Alonso Pujol, one of whom was a Playa Giron prisoner being ransomed by the father. During the course of the luncheon Alonso Pujol attacked the "Yanquis", saying they were responsible for embroiling the boys in the absurd invasion in Playa Giron."

104-10217-10136: CABLE RE: IDENTITIES FOLLOW ON CRYPTS USED IN REF B

4/30/71 memo from WH/Miami to WITHHELD: "Identities follow in (following cable): B. AMECRU-1 (Chief negotiator of ransom cases who has mildly unsavory reputation and who deals with high ranking (Cuban) officials)." Marginalia adds "DGI per ()ipstream-1". Slipstream-1 was a Cuban defector in 1971.

104-10217-10337: REYNAL GONZALEZ GONZALEZ

Memo from Christin Hopkins, Latin American division: In 1970, Gonzalez' wife negotiated with Pujols in an unsuccessful attempt to have her husband released from prison. Pujols "turned out to be Cuban agent".

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano • Bill Simpich

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