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Cryptonym: AMOT-133

Definition:
Unknown identity.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
Described as a former Cuban businessman. Was often the source for reports on JURE. Interviewed suspected Cuban agent Raul Gonzalez at Guantanamo Bay in 1963.
Sources:

104-10269-10048: CABLE: SUPDATA - AMOT 133 IN AMOT REPORT AA 597 DATED 10 SEPT FROM OSVALDO PADRON LIMA JR

09/14/62, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: "SUPDATA: AMOT-133 in AMOT report AA 597 dated 10 Sept from Osvaldo Padron Lima Jr. a masonic leader from Manolo Ray who was in the United States during 8-9 Sept weekend. Ref made to WAVE 8431 (IN 19875) which reported presence Ray in U.S. Also AMOT-2 in AA 567 DTD 5 Sept reported gist of telecon Dulce Torres de Artega overheard between friend and Rogelio Cisneros who arrived in U.S. O/A 3 Sept saying he is here to prepare the way for meeting 15 Sept in Miami which to be attended by Ray for purposes of forming the 'integration front.' Object will be to select 50 people who will go into Cuba immediately following fall of Castro so as to infiltrate into leading positions in Cuba. Possibly information misinterpreted in view fact Ray's group circulating in SJAN circular calling for meeting 1930 to 2130 hours 16 Sept (this is change from WAVE 8431) at Concha Acustica Ponce at which the Junta Revolucionaria (JURE) would be organized. More than 100 exile leaders representing anti-Castro groups would be present. Cisneros possibly in U.S. to prepare way for Ray's 'clandestine' meeting in U.S. weekend 9 Sept as well as to line up people to come to Ponce. Filed 140010Z report class secret controlled dissem Cuba/US/Puerto Rico Subj: 9 Sept 62 PADA: U.S. 13 Sept 62 appr: 3 UFG 1559. Source: Former Cuban businessman (F) from a member of an anti-Castro group from Manolo Ray."

104-10073-10163: DISPATCH: GYROSE/KUDESK TRANSMITTAL OF REPORTS PASSED TO ODENVY

10/01/62, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Task Force W: "1. Forwarded herewith are copies of reports which were passed on to the local ODENVY office by JMWAVE on 1 October 1962. 2. Subjects of these reports are as follows: a. Joe *MONTANO Benitez, aka 'Tito"; Defina *MONTANO; Manuel *SENRA; Rosa *SENRA; Juana *MONTANO Benitez. Source: AMCHEER-1 and AMOT-133, who acquired the information from relatives and neighbors of the individuals reported above. b. Maria *ALFONSO. Source: AMCOG-3. c. Celso *HERNANDEZ. Source: AMOT-2."

104-10269-10047: REPORT COVER SHEET:

10/01/62, from JMWAVE: Reporting Officer: Henry J. Sloman, Reporting Officer: Oliver K. Papock, Approving Officer: Andrew K. Reuteman: "This report is being forwarded primarily for its historical value. The intent of Ray was quite well publicized in the press, and additional information has been forwarded under UFGA-5981. Paras 1 and 2: AMOT-2 on 20 Aug in AMOT Report AA 484; Paras 3-5: P-11 an AMOT sub-source in AMOT Report AA 91 dated 11 July, and remainder of information from AMOT-133 in AMOT Report AA 762 dated 21 September 1962, from Osvaldo PADRON Lima. Lima said that about 60 at most attended this meeting and that the general rumor was that the US State Dept. was paying the bill. Probable full names for the individuals mentioned in this report are Justo Asencio CARRILLO Hernandez (Jose de Jesus) PLANAS (del Paso), Angel del CERRO Munoz, Enrique HUERTAS Pozo, Rogelio CISNEROS Diaz, Felipe PAZOS y Roque, Frank DIAZ (Rivero?), Silos CUERVO Castillo, Antonio COSTALES (Meinier?), Raul CHIBAS y de Ribas Rocafull, Jose Ramon SAN MARTIN, GOMEZ Cabezas."

104-10308-10210: CABLE: SUPDATA: PARAS 1 AND 2: AMOT 133 WHO WAS AT THE HOME OF FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ WHEN QUIZA CALLED

06/13/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: "SUPDATA: Paras 1 and 2: AMOT-133 who was at the home of Fernando Rodriguez when Quiza called.... Country: Cuba, Subj: Attempted raid on Cuba by Cubanos Libres (CL)....Source: Paras 1 and 2: Former Cuban businessman (F), from Fernando Rodriguez."

104-10308-10294: MEMO: RICARDO CABRERA AMOODO

06/19/63, Memo Deputy Director (Plans) to the Director of the FBI: Page 3: "Source: AMOT-133 on 18 October 1962 in AA-1022 from Raul ROSS..."

104-10215-10316: CABLE: IN CONNECTION WAVE KUDESK PROGRAM AIMED AT SPOTTING REFUGEES

09/19/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Page 2: ...."3. FOLL obtained AMOT-133 from Raul (Ros) Gonzalez (DPOB 24 Apr 22, Guantanamo, alleged Castro agent Miami. See 210-279603 and SAS/CE cards available HQs), who spoke to Subj ref 24 Jul 63: A. Subj said he arrested 17 Apr 61 at time Bay Pigs invasion and detained La Cabana 70 days. Ameijeiras arranged release from prison. B. Arrested again about Mar 62 on suspicion conspiring against regime. Detained 20 days in G-2 offices, Miramar. Subj said he did not occupy any other official position after release. C. Subj brought messages Miami for Dr. Carlos (Prio) from 'Pepe' de Jesus (Hinjuame) (Mat UNK) regarding plan assassinate Fidel Castro. (No WAVE traces Hinjaume). 4. AMOT-133 obtained FOLL re Ameijeiras in interview 30 Jul with Subj ref: A. Ameijeiras currently leader pro-US anti-commie group Rev Army composed numerous unidentified junior officials and FOLL majors who waiting opportunity act in favor any movement which does not involve Batistiano elements: Juan (Almeida) Bosque, Samuel (Rodiles) Planas, Rene (Rodriguez) de los Santos, Rolando (Cubelas) Secades, Raul (Diaz-Arguelles) Garcia, Oscar (Fernandez) Mel, Jose (Ponce) (latter brother-in-law Ramiro (Valdes) Menendez, Min Interior)." (TO BE CONTINUED)

104-10215-10316: CABLE: IN CONNECTION WAVE KUDESK PROGRAM AIMED AT SPOTTING REFUGEES

09/19/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: (CONTINUED) Page 3: "B. Commie group consists of Raul (Castro) Ruz, Ernesto 'Che' (Guevara) de la Serna, Ramiro (Valdes) Menendez, Flavio (Bravo) Pardo (former Pres Commie Youth, now Rev Army Chief OPNS), Augusto (Martinez) Sanchez, Felix (Torres) Garcia, William (Galvez) Rodriguez. C. CMDTE Guillermo (Garcia) Frias, Chief Managua camp, not member either above group and loyal Fidel. D. Fidel (Castro) allegedly aware existence anti-commie group headed by A and acts as moderator between them in order maintain cohesion GOC. E. A. allegedly relieved duties as Chief staff central army due political/ideological differences with CMDTE Felix (Torres) Garcia. Subj ref said although commies won another fight against A, he will not allow his arm to be twisted and continues show contempt for commies whenever opportunity presents itself. 5. View background Subj ref, it obvious first step WAVE will take after debriefing will be established his bona fides and veracity his claims. Also based on results debriefing WAVE will determine Subj's possible utility either as KUDESK agent candidate or as potential MHAPRON asset. 6. Index. C/S Comment: *Target Cuba coast line from 500-ft naval aux. vessel during daylight."

104-10180-10250: DISPATCH: ODURGE INFORMATION ON RAUL JAIME DIAZ-ARGUELLES Y GARCIA (201-269882)

11/06/63, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 3: ..."1. Humberto Pablo (or Paulo?) NUNEZ Wester (or Webster?) is 201-287190; AMOT-126 reporting of late November 1962 described him as a possible narcotics pusher who is now living in Puerto Rico and claims to be working as an electrician; he was making frequent trips to Miami; and he was also described by AMOT-133 in late November 1962 as in partnership with Fernando LABRADA in the narcotics racket in Puerto Rico...."

104-10179-10320: CABLE: AMOT-133 WAS INFORMED BY CO-OWNER NAVARRO TARARA DRUGSTORE MIAMI, THAT JURE STATION WAGON PICKED UP JURE TRAINEES ON 6 APRI

04/13/64, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Sluglines TYPIC YOUBIT AMBANG AMOT AMHALF: "1. AMOT-133 informed by Juan Miguel (Andricain) Romero, co-owner Navarro Tarara Drugstore Miami, on 9 Apr that JURE station wagon picked up 4 JURE trainees on 6 Apr. These persons, including Ramon (Rodriguez) Bueno, being taken to JURE base for later pick up and infil Cuba. 2. In possible connection ref, AMHALF-2 reported member JURE, name not recalled, visited him at Dupont Plaza Hotel on 9 Apr and asked if A-2 would grant asylum to member JURE and authorize him carry out anti-Castro and communicate with persons outside Cuba from within AMHALF Embassy. A-2 refused. C/S Comment: *Stated AMBANG-1 plans to go into exile at European Embassy upon arrival Havana and organize his underground forces from inside embassy. AMBANG-1 to arrive WAVE area 11 Apr to see parents and leave for Cuba end of April."

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Gavin McDonald

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