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Cryptonym: AMGLAD

Definition:
This network of UR agents provided foreign intelligence, with Andres Zayas (aka "Justo") at the center of it.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10226-10158: AMGLADS HAVE ACCOUNTED FOR SUM

8/1/61 cable from JMWAVE (Zamka acting) to Director, ref UFGA 1887, slugline JMZIP: "AMGLADS have accounted for sum mentioned ref. Plan continue $1500 aid during August, since group shows limited evidence of FI (foreign intelligence) potential and pending receipt HQS comments requested ref." Marginalia refers to 201-242772.

104-10226-10037: CABLE: AGREE CO VIEW REF THAT KUCAGE ACTIVITIES AMGLADS MIAMI VERY MARGINAL VALUE.

8/8/61 cable from WH/4/PA/PROP Martha Tharpe to JMWAVE: "Agree (with case officer view)...that KUCAGE activities with AMGLADS/Miami (have a) very marginal value. Re their request for additional funds to develop Halcones as commando group...our feeling now is that only UR faction with PM potential is already receiving support through AMHAZES."

104-10226-10151: CABLE RE AMGLAD KUTUBE POTENTIAL

8/11/61 cable from JMWAVE to Director: Justo is described as the head of the "AMGLAD underground". In discussing "AMGLAD's KUTUBE (Foreign Intelligence) potential".

104-10226-10150: ANDRES ZAYAS AKA "JUSTO" EX-INFILTRATION

8/18/61 cable from JMWAVE to Director: "Andres Zayas aka 'Justo', UR Cuban leader, wrote AMGLAD-4 via diplomatic channel and has requested clandestine boat ex-infiltration to discuss UR activities there...WAVE plans (to) develop necessary op info and try (to) exfiltrate."

104-10271-10221: CABLE RE: ON 29 AUGUST AMGLAD-3 AND AMGLAD-4 SHOWED UP AT MEETING WITHOUT "JUSTO

8/29/61 cable from JMWAVE to Director: "On 29 August AMGLAD-3 and AMGLAD-4 showed up at meeting without 'Justo', AMGLAD leader who had just arrived from Havana. (Note: 'Justo' was Andres Zayas) Stated they did not know where Justo had gone. Said he had left 'Ricardo' in charge of 'completely urbanized' AMGLAD mechanism in (Cuba) of 32 setups(?) and that Justo and six other anti-Castro plan (to) present action plan to (US) near future."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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