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Cryptonym: AMOT-2

Definition:
Jose Joaquin Sanjenis Perdomo, also known as Joaquin Sanjenis, titular head of the AMOT organization circa 1961 prior to the Bay of Pigs landings and into 1962. His pseudonym was Carlos Blanco.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION

"Jose Joaquin SANJENIS Perdomo (201-266348)" is described as "AMOT-2"

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

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."

104-10271-10269: DISPATCH: OPERATIONAL/MOVIMIENTO REVOLUCIONARIO DEL PUEBLO (MRP)

1/13/61 dispatch from Stanley R. Zamka (David Morales) to Chief, WHD: "AMOT-2 reported that the...MRP had established a military training camp on a farm which is located at Bauer Drive, Homestead, Florida, and about four blocks from a farm owned by Nato VASZUEQ.

104-10217-10044: HENRY J SLOMAN IN DISCUSSIONS WITH AMOT-2, AMSTRUT-2 AND AMCONCERT-1

10/27/62, from JMWAVE to Director: Henry J. Sloman (Tony Sforza) was meeting with AMOT-2, AMSTRUT-2 (Fidel's sister Juanita Castro) and AMCONCERT-1 (Pancho Varona). On 10/8/62 AMOT-2 had told Sloman that Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo and 29 others were planning to hit someplace in Las Villas province.

1993.08.05.10:15:50:750052: Various Materials on Frank Sturgis Aka Frank Fiorini

Sturgis' resume lists "Sam Jeni" as his CIA control officer for 1961-1970.

104-10229-10273: Memorandum: Reunion of the Economic Corporation

12/30/61 memo from Carlos Blanco to Felix. Marginalia identifies "Carlos" as AMOT-2. Felix is probably his second-in-command Felix Gutierrez/AMOT-31. "Since a few days ago, Mr. Jose Alvarez Diaz And Mr. Federico Fernandez Casas have been visiting the different members of the Economic Corporations with the objective of obtaining the support of these economic corporations for Dr. Miro Cardona and the Council...The Economic Corporations...is the organism representing the live classes of Cuba, and which is presided by Mr. Gregorio ESCAGEDO and its secretary being Mr. Tulio DIAZ Ribera...Escagedo and...Rodriguez met...it seemed the thesis maintained by Escabedo and Rodriguez...consisted of not supporting the Council and Mr. Cardona was going to win... (Fernandez and Diaz)...used all kinds of arguments such as the following...(Diaz said)...Miro had a handwritten letter (written personally) from the President of the United States, Mr. KENNEDY, which said, among other things, 'You were, are, and will be, the representative of the Cuban People; and you will be the President of Cuba after the overthrow of Castro.'... (Fernandez said) that the Council needed the support of all the Cuban Economic Corporations in order to feel strong and supported to demand in Washington the cessation of CIA interference in the Cuban case. That Dr. Miro, as a patriot, had asked for this support from us in order to avoid the criminal infiltrations of Cubans that were being conducted by the CIA in Cuba...In spite of all these arguments of coercion and deceit, the result of the voting of giving or not giving support to the Council was a tie (7 x 7), and a new meeting was scheduled for Thursday, 4 January 1962."

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