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Cryptonym: AMSKIRLS-1

Definition:
Andres Zayas, aka "Justo", a UR leader inside Cuba.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10226-10150: ANDRES ZAYAS AKA "JUSTO" EX-INFILTRATION

8/18/61 cable from WAVE to Director: "Andres Zayas aka 'Justo', Unidad Revolucionaria (UR) leader (in Cuba), wrote AMGLAD-4 via diplomatic channel and has requested clandestine boat ex-infiltration to discuss UR activities there. Despite unfavorable comment re Justo from source ref (UFGW 511), WAVE plans develop necessary op info and try exfiltrate. Would appear Justo not in asylum as suggested (by) source ref. Zayas born Habana 1929 and owner hardware business..."

104-10226-10032: CONTACT REPORT BETWEEN "JUSTO" AND MR. HICKS

10/3/61 meeting between Cal Hicks, Jim Pekich and Justo (Andres Zayas) and Luis Sanchez ("Piccolino"), Tony Nunez ("Tony"), Angel Ros ("Guilin"), Wilfredo Brito ("Bebo", using name E. I. Harrison), Fernando Cavada (using name Frank Dutton) "They indicated a willingness to cooperate with the MRR, that is, 'Omar' and "Monty'...the relations with the other groups would be much the same as advocated by AMCOAX-1, consequently, it is felt that this is a chance to facilitate AMCOAX-1's effort at producing a united resistance."

104-10226-10411: EVALUATION OF UR ASSET

6/12/62 cable from JMWAVE to Director: "Relations with (AMDENIM-1) over past three months have steadily developed towards unilateral control despite old loyalty and financial problems. These have involved persuading him to sideline his boat Tejana at considerable personal financial loss to free him for better uses; the El Real matter involving further personal financial loss; breaking him away from (Andres Zayas written in marginalia)/AMSKIRLS-1 and 2 (on) basis they failed fulfill promise return (to Cuba) to reorganize UR; and WAVE slowness in settling with AMGLAD-1's widow."

104-10172-10143: PERSONAL RECORD QUESTIONNAIRE PART 11 - OPERATIONAL INFORMATION

10/10/62 Personal Record Questionnaire (PRQ II) for AMDENIM-1: "Other individuals who are aware of subject's association with (CIA) include AMSONIC-9, AMBLEAK-1, AMSKIRLS-1 and 2. These individuals are not aware of his specific intelligence activities."

124-10214-10262: [ RESTRICTED ]

12/11/67 comint report from NSA to REDACTED, stamped "SECRET LARUM": List of names with brief descriptions of their activity, including Antonio Zayas Corrientes: "The embassy was informed that his father had died and he should try to take the TU flight to Havana...All information in this report was derived from Cuban diplomatic communications."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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