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Cryptonym: AMJAG-1

Definition:
Justo A. Carrillo Hernandez. Changed from AMWAIL-1 after breach of security in December 1960.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

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

AMJAG-1 is identified on this list of names provided to HSCA by CIA as "Justo A. Corrillo (sic) Hernandez".

104-10193-10335: CABLE: AMJAG PROVIDED GOLD 2254 INFO, AND A REPORT ON HIS RECENT ROME MTG WITH HAYA DE LA TORRE

Dec. 1960: AMJAG was enthusiastic about the idea of Miro Cardona as president of the provisional government of Cuba.

104-10220-10380: CABLE: 30 DEC AMPALM-5 ASKED STAFF EMPLOYEE IF HE DID NOT AGREE THAT MOMENT TOO CRITICAL AMPLIFY AMPORT

12/31/60 cable: "...view query as trial balloon by AMJAG who as weakest member (of) AMPORT has formed with AMPALM-5 an internal bloc of two, realizing that each addition to AMPORT will dilute power of all.

104-10220-10301: CABLE: SITUATION SEEMS TO BE REACHING SETTLEMENT

02/18/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: ..."4. Apparent reason for AMJAG-1 non-acceptance TRAV trip is fact AMBRONC-1 (Note: Colonel Eduardo Martin y Elena) was AMJAG-1 nominee."

104-10229-10340: CABLE: DESPITE CONTINUING DIFFERENCES AMONG MEMBERS AMBUD AND OTHERS

04/04/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP PSYCH: Despite continuing differences among members AMBUD and others in exile community, appears there at least one point on which non-Batista elements in agreement, this being objection to AMPALM-4 (Note: Angel Fernandez Varela) appointment as director new JMHOPE program. Protests of AMPALM-4 appointment have arisen from: AMBUD-1 (Note: Jose Miro Cardona), who objected to AMPALM-4's appointment without prior consultation with him.; AMJAG-1 and AMDIP-1 (Note: Tony Varona), who do not consider AMPALM-4 qualified for job...(while removal of) "undesirables" will not completely resolve problem, urge that Choaden (David Phillips) instruct AMPALM-4 to dismiss them immediately and replace them in accordance terms original agreement, i.e., hire best personnel from former JMHOPE programs."...AMJAG-1 who has been appointed by AMBUD-1 as AMBUD rep for propaganda, has refused accept job unless AMPALM-4 removed..."

104-10229-10404: CABLE: DURING 6 APR PHONE CALL AMBUD/1/ AMIGGY-1 FORMER REPORTEDLY SAID:

04/07/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP: "1. During 6 Apr phone call AMBUD-1/AMIGGY-1 former reportedly said: A. Entire AMBUD going to 'disappear' for number of days (FYI: Several other confirmations this, including statement from AMJAG-1 that AMBUD flying New York night 6/7 Apr for secret meeting). B. AMPALM-4/JMHOPE program problem resolved. Three controversial figures in employment of AMPALM-4 to be dismissed. C. Program to become AMBUD organ, AMPALM-4 to become subordinate AMBUD-1 or his designee. 2. AMBUD-1 cautioned AMIGGY-1 that both above matters to remain secret."

104-10229-10332: CABLE: FCC MIAMI 7 APR BOARDED CALYPSO AMD POSTED SIGN WARNING AGAINST USE OF RADIO

04/10/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP PSYCH ZRPERUSAL: "1. FCC Miami 7 Apr boarded Calypso and posted sign warning against use of radio. Also arrested two operators on board: Emilio de Cardenas Pinera and Aurelio Lugo Gonzalez , charging them with operating radio station without federal licenses. 2. Liaison sources report that operators protested arrest saying that radio was sponsored by an ODYOKE (U.S. Government) agency and craft undergoing repairs for participation in invasion Cuba. 3. Miami FCC authorities would appreciate KUBARK (CIA) HQs specifically request FCC HQs to neutralize Calypso in order that they may have vessel towed to secure dock Miami. 4. FYI. WAVE PROP assets have reported that AMDIP-1 already expressed to AMJAG-1 unwillingness give up personal/political control of craft for use by AMBUD. Para 2, above, info (unintelligible) indicate AMDIP-1 might have independent plans for Calypso..."

104-10229-10331 CABLE: AMFACET AND AMIGGY-1 TRAVELLED NEW YORK 11 APR DISCUSS PROP

04/12/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP PSYCH: "1. AMFACET-1 and AMIGGY-1 traveled New York 11 Apr (61) discuss prop matters with AMBUD-1. Main problem is indecision on part of AMJAG-1 resulting in pro-AMBUD propaganda paralysis..."

104-10227-10219:

08/20/62: FBI report by Robert James Dwyer from Miami Office: Titled: Anti-Fidel Castro Activities: Pages 11-12: ..."Agrupacion Montecristi (AM), 473 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida: Justo Carrillo Hernandez, former banker in Cuba, continues as General Co-Ordinator of the organization, and Francisco Carrillo Masvidal, as the Secretary-General and Delegate to the CRC. The organization continues to have a labor, management, professional, and a student section. MM T-2 advised that although the AM claims to have these sections, there has never been any evidence of their existence. On May 14, 1962, the Cuban government press reported that the SV28, a Cuban National Patrol Boat, was attacked on May 13, 1962, off the northern coast of Cuba, and three crewmen were killed and five wounded. On May 16, 1962, MM T-5, a Cuban national involved in revolutionary activities, advised that Justo Carrillo claimed that AM was responsible for the attack, that it was a patriotic act by anti-Communist Cubans, and that two AM members were wounded. MM T-6, a Cuban national in San Juan, Puerto Rico, advised that AM has no more than five members in Puerto Rico. On June 4, 1962, MM T-7, a Cuban national, advised that although AM has about 45 members in Tampa, Florida, there are no regular meetings or any sponsored activity. On June 14, 1962, MM T-8, a Cuban national, advised that the AM headquarters in New York City is located at 200 West 49th Street. The organization is represented by Jose Gonzalez Arguelles. AM is inactive, is in financial difficulties, but receives some money from the CRC..."

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