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Cryptonym: AMOT-15

Definition:
CIA source.
Status:
Unknown
Sources:

104-10271-10272: DISPATCH: SUBJECT - CRISIS WITHIN THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATS MOVEMENT

5/24/61 dispatch from Chief of Base, JMWAVE to Chief, WHD, Operational/JMATE/AMOT/P/A re Crisis within the Christian Democrats Movement: "AMOT-15 reported the following on 18 May 1961: Due to the existence of a disagreement as to the person who should lead the Christian Democratic Movement, there is a faction mainly represented by Fermin Peinado, Gaston Melchor, Pedro Montiel, Dr. Aguirre Lamadrid, RUMBAUT (fnu), MARISTANY (fnu), and others who requested Dr. Rasco's resignation from the presidency of the organization because he was not acceptable in Cuba...17 of 21 members of the executive were in favor of Rasco's dismissal...Dr. Aguirre told me...that the anti-Rasco group had appointed AMFAST-71, of Operation 40, as vice president of their Intelligence Commission. AMFAST-71 is no longer a member of AMFAST or consults with AMOT-2."

104-10274-10160: THEY ARE COMPLETELY DISORGANIZED AND LACK ALL RESOURCES

6/12/61: Chief of Base, JMWAVE David Morales/Stanley Zamka to Chief, WHD - the first page is at 104-10274-10159 - on 6/4/61, AMOT-15 reported that two young Cuban girls passed out leaflets in Miami on why the MRP was separating from the FRD.

104-10265-10049: DISPATCH: ON 22 JUNE 1961 AMOT-15 REPORTED THAT DR. TONY

6/28/61 cable from David Morales/Stanley Zamka, Chief of Base, JMWAVE to Chief, WHD: "On 6/22/61, AMOT-15 reported that Tony Lamar (?) informed him that the MDC is still in crisis and that the newspaperman Sergio Carbo had been appointed as mediator between the two factions headed by Gaspar Melchor and Jose Ignacio Rasco to see if he can obtain unity in this movement. The dissident group represented by Gaspar Melchor is holding its meetings and carrying out its activities in the offices of the MRR."

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Bill Simpich

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