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Cryptonym: AMHIM-1

Definition:
Maybe Fernando Carrandi, the president of AMHIM. He was the one who obtained funding for AMHIM.
Status:
Speculative
Sources:

104-10511-10032: MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD: SUBJECT - PROJECT OF TEACHERS REVOLUTIONARY DIRECTORATE TO SEND DELEGATION OF THREE TO VII TEACHERS CONGRESS IN MEXICO, 27 JULY 1962

7/12/62 letter from Isabel Bequer de Leon, the public relations secretary of the DMR - the Teachers Revolutionary Directorate. She was the widow of Vicente de Leon who died at the Bay of Pigs. Her letter stating three men from her group would be attending the Teachers Congress in Mexico on 7/27/62. One of them was Fernando Carrandi. Page 15: Fernando Carrandi's cirriculum vitae.

104-10075-10282: JMWAVE CABLE REQUESTING STATION TO RECHECK ALLEGATIONS

11/29/63: WAVE 8283 from JMWAVE to Director, slugline DTDORIC TPRANSACK: "Request stations recheck allegations AIP not recommended by FIOPP as stated AIP format. WAVE records contain FIOPP resolution approved by assembly at (Panama City) 16 Apr 63 and clip from El Dia 1 Nov 63 which published letter by John K. Sloan confirming FIOPP recommendation (of) AIP to its members. Pouching document at clip to (Panama City), (Mexico City) and Director...(WAVE) has some influence through AIP officials, one of whom (is) Augustin Alles now MEXI. Alles advises that FIOPP willing send letters to LA newspapers confirming endorsement of AIP if latter agrees to delete same from format. Fernando J. Carrandi, AIP Director, feels this tantamount surrender to Communist pressure and inappropriate action for 'seminar', but will submit it to WAVE instructions. WAVE would prefer AIP continue carry FIOPP endorsement, but if not possible under circumstances, request that action be limited to personal letter with no publicity. WAVE primary concern is avoid blow to AIP prestige vis-a-vis LA outlets..." Chief of Station comment: "Ops meetings? held with FIOPP cover associates - as of 26 Nov seminar progressing and under control."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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