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Cryptonym: AMOT-11

Definition:
Benito Quevedo, Cuban officer working in the AMOT group, reporting on the leadership of the FRD and CRC.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
See http://educationforum.ipbhost.com/topic/10444-cia-abbreviations-and-codenames/?tab=comments
Sources:

104-10193-10063: CABLE RE: AMOT-11 REPORTED TO AMOT-2 THAT NIGHT 26 NOV HE RECIEVED

11/30/60 memo from MASH to Director: "AMOT-11 reported to AMOT-2 that night 26 Nov he received info that Rebel Army officer Padilla (FNU), who reportedly Chief of Isle of Pines Prison, wants contact with AMHAWK's (Tony Varona's) rep Habana in order work out final details escape of Huber Matos from Isle Pines Prison."

104-10229-10267: DISPATCH: REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL ACTIVITIES

2/15/62 memo: AMOT-11 provided a report on the tactics used by CRC to deal with non-member groups.

104-10052-10424: STATUS REPORT ON OPERATION: EXFILTRATE SOVIETS FROM CUBA

Sept. 1963 - After Bayo disappears in June 1963, Quevedo is cited as someone who might be able to determine if he is still alive. Also see104-10057-10102, p. 7: AMCRAG-1 interviewed Quevedo at length and determined he was speculating about whether Bayo and the TILT infiltrees were alive because he didn't really know.

104-10312-10176: DISPATCH: STATUS REPORT ON OPERATION TILT

03/02/64, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 2: ..."b. 26 August 1963:...(Field Comment: JMWAVE traces on Benito Quevedo reveal the following: Benito Quevedo, AMOT-11 report of 16 February 1962 states Subject is trust-worthy person for the underground to contact in Sagua de Tanamo, Oriente Province. He lived in the district of Juan Diaz; was the manager of the interests of Jose Puyals Oms. He fought against Batista. At the end of the Revolution, was persecuted by the Rebel Army for his anti-Communism. He hid in the mountains of Sagua de Tanamo with men but no arms. Present location unknown. Benito Quevedo Pena, UFGA-13297, 2 January 1964 and AMOT Report AA-1352, 11-12 January 1963 states Subject an asylee at YOACRE and ex-member of the Rebel Army)."

104-10163-10041: ARTIME BUESA, MANUAL (VOL XII).

03/20/64, Report # DD-742 from AMOT-11 to Withheld: Subject: Appearance of Manuel Artime Buesa at the A.R.E.C. Session on 18 Mar 64 in the Everglades Hotel, Miami: Page 4: ..."Comments: In the reporting agent's opinion, nothing new was said in this public appearance. The 'presentation of credentials' was already too well known to the audience. The only thing which called attention was his clear position of opposing any maneuver to try to impose a 'Fidelismo without Fidel' which the majority of the audience interpreted as meaning Manuel Ray Rivero. Even though Artime did not name Ray, his implications were quite clear the same as the look on his face when he was asked something in connection with JURE."

104-10178-10154: CABLE: FOLDER ON POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

08/02/67, Cable: ...."3...AMOT-11 does not know AMCLEVE-15 nor is he knowledgeable of KICOBALT Operation. AMFAST-6 (another member AMOT group who knows AMCLEVE-15) reported AMCLEVE-15 had told him that AMCLEVE-15 and wife had been entertained by U.S. official (hinted WOFACT) and had discussed position in (REDACTION)"...

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