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Cryptonym: AMLISP

Definition:
"A FI (foreign intelligence) project targeted against political and economic targets."
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
Also see this Dec. 1963 document re AMLISP-1: 104-10076-10371. A cable on December 10, 1963, from JMWAVE, described AMLISP-1 as "a former Cuban government employee who has the confidence of friends in the Cuban armed forces; he has been an honest reporter for approximately two years."
Sources:

104-10308-10074: MEMORANDUM: AMLISP PROJECT

A document that lists operational details and some of the reports gathered during the AMLISP project, as well as the definition of the program.

104-10236-10136: DISPATCH-CONTROL DISSEM-SOVIET MILITARY ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA OF REMEDIOS, LAS VILLAS PROVINCE

Reports gathered from AMLISP-1 referring to the Soviet military presence inside Cuba. AMLISP-1 reported increased construction in the area he was monitoring. Another official source offered related comments on the construction of a "rocket base".

104-10164-10078: OPERATIONAL CLEARANCES ON LISTED INDIVIDUALS.

On 11/15/62, the operational clearance was cancelled for AMLISP-1, 201-289596.

104-10076-10251: JMWAVE CABLE - POSSIBILITY OF REDUCED SOVIET OIL SUPPLY TO CUBA AND CUBAN EFFORT TO MAKE VENEZUELAN OIL DEAL; EFFECT OF FOOD SCARCITY ON CUBAN MILITARY CAPABILITIES; AND POLICY OF SCORCHED EARTH AND E

12/10/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: INTEL TYPIC: "SUPDATA: AMLISP-1 in SW 313 of 5 Nov 63 received 30 Nov. Info from the captain, a witting informant...Source: A former Cuban government employee who has the confidence of friends in the Cuban armed forces; he has been an honest reporter for approximately two years. The information was obtained from an officer of the Rebel Army who was present during the conversation, and who has been reporting for more than a year."

104-10308-10075: THREE SW MESSAGES

A message from AMLISP-1 details a delivery of vehicles, weapons, and a failed attempt on the life of Fidel Castro. On pages 2 and 3 at the top: "Di Gerveno/FI." Peter J. Digerveno was a pseudonym used by Emilio Americo Rodriguez.

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano • Bill Simpich

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