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Cryptonym: AMLOUT-1

Definition:
Raul Castro, brother of Fidel.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10308-10005: DISPATCH: ESILES. BABUN AND ASSOCIATES HELD ANOTHER MEETING WITH CAMERON

1964: Byron Cameron and his associates had a plan with Mafia members to kill Fidel, Raul and Che. (AMTHUG, AMLOUT, and AMQUACK) They were willing to pay 20,000 for the death of Raul. AMCANOE-1 was in on this plot. One of Cameron's contacts was an officer in the St. Louis Police Vice Squad. A Helms memo gives a more complete version, and illustrates that AMLOUT-1 is Raul: http://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=18145&search=%22cameron_group%22#relPageId=2&tab=page

104-10308-10046: RE: PLAN OF CUBAN EXILE LEADERS TO ASSASSINATE SELECTED CUBAN GOVERMENT LEADERS INTERNAL SECURITY- CUBA

This memo also shows that Fidel, Raul and Che were the three men designated for assassination by Cameron into August 1964. When confronted, Cameron denied the allegation.

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 memo from JMWAVE to Director: Informant reports statement by Comandante Armando Acosta Cordero, secretary general for the PURS (Partido Unido de la Revolucion Socialista) that if there was a "serious attack" on Cuba "they would win even if they lost, because orders had been given to destroy and burn. If they had to escape they would go to British Guiana and South America." Comandante Calixto Garcia Martinez, chief of the Eastern Army, said "Raul Castro Ruz had told him that he (Raul) and Fidel with some others would go to Mexico and then to Algeria."

104-10308-10305: MEMO: CUBAN ARMY OF LIBERATION

7/14/64 FBI letterhead memo: Julio Lobo said he was contacted by Teofilo Babun Selman, owner and operator of the Antilles Marine Shipping Corporation and the Bahamas Express in Miami, and asked if he wanted to contribute $100,000 to the killing of Castro and other Cuban leaders. Was told that three or four Chicago-type Mafia members, from Europe and presumably Italy, would be coming to Havana on legitimate business to do the deed. Babun and his colleague Eliseo Gomez are seen months later in a meeting with AMWORM-1: http://maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=20757&search=gplogic#relPageId=2&tab=page

Contributors:
Roy Bierma

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