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Cryptonym: AMTERRY-1

Definition:
Unknown identity. JMWAVE instructor, terminated in late 1967 due to budgetary considerations. AMTERRY-1 became AMOTIN-116 in 1968.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
AMTERRY-1 was exposed as an Indigenous Instructor to AMLUNT-2 (Duney Perez Alamo), AMHINT-56 (Juan Francisco Blanco Fernandez), and AMSTALK-1 (Miguel Angel Diaz Isalgue). AMTERRY-1 was known to AMHINT-56 by his true name. In addition, a dispatch in October of 1963 stated that AMTERRY-1 had been informed by an unidentified member of JURE that AMBANG-1 (Manuel Ray Rivero) had signed a mutual assistance pact with a Haitian exile group for the purpose of attempting to overthrow the Haitian government.
Sources:

104-10275-10035: DISPATCH- ACTIVITIES OF AMBANG-1

Sept-Oct 1963: AMTERRY-1 Production on activities of AMBANG-1/Manolo Ray: "On 9/13/63, AMTERRY-1 was told by an unidentified individual in the AMBANG-1 organization (note: AMBANG/JURE) that sometime during the latter part of August, 1963, AMBANG-1 had signed a document of mutual assistance with a Haitian exile group with the purpose of overthrowing the Haitian government...on 10/2/63, AMBANG-1 reported that according to AMLEMON-1/Eric Marcos, AMBANG-1 was in the JMWAVE area on 29 September after having visited Venezuela, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama, where he tried to obtain support for operations against PBRUMEN. Costa Rica and Panama expressed support for AMBANG-1 planned commando activities, however stated that they would admit no more than 15 of AMBANG-1 personnel into their respective countries at any one time. On the other hand Panama and Costa Rica authorized AMBANG-1 to bring in as many men as he wished, with the proviso that they do not remain in those countries for longer than 15 days"...

104-10275-10035: DISPATCH: OPERATIONAL/TYPIC - AMTERRY-1 PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES OF AMBANG-1

10/22/63: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: ..."2. On 2 October AMTERRY-1 reported that according to AMLEMON-1, AMBANG-1 was in the JMWAVE area on 29 September after having visited Venezuela, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama, where he tried to obtain support for operations against PBRUMEN. Costa Rica and Panama expressed support for AMBANG-1 planned commando activities, however stated that they would admit no more than 15 of AMBANG-1 personnel into their respective countries at any one time. On the other hand Panama and Costa Rica authorized AMBANG-1 to bring in as many men as he wished, with the proviso that they do not remain in those countries for longer than 15 days. At one time AMBANG-1 had intended to operate from a base in the Dominican Republic, he was to secure this base as a result of participating in a Dominican campaign to topple the Haitian government. This plan fell with the fall of the Juan Bosch y Gavino administration..."

104-10177-10141: PRQ PART 11 AMLUNT/2

02/07/66: CIA document: Page 2: ..."2. List other individuals (Agents, relatives, friends) who know of Subject's present intelligence activities:...AMTERRY-1..."

104-10177-10147: CIA FILE ON PEREZ ALAMO, DUNEY.

02/06/67: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, WH Division: Subject: TYPIC/OPERATIONAL/AMLUNT-2/Termination of Subject of 201-334081: Page 30 (Page 3 of AMLUNT-2 Damage Report): ..."Indigenous Instructors Exposed...AMTERRY-1..."

104-10215-10145: DISPATCH: TERMINATION OF AMHINT-56.

1/26/68: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, to Chief, WH Division: Re the termination of AMHINT-56/Juan Francisco Blanco Fernandez due to budgetary considerations. Had been serving as a small boat operator. Dismissal verbally friendly, conducted by AMLITAINT-1. Page 5 (Page 2 of AMHINT-56 Damage Report): ..."Indigenous Instructors Exposed...AMTERRY/1 true name..."

104-10225-10009: CIA FILE ON ( )SHELL-5.

02/14/68: Cable: Slugline AMOT: "1. Request amendments OA of AMTERRY-1 (AMOTIN-116, salary $424 per month) AMSTALK-1/Miguel Angel Diaz Isalgue (AMOTIN-117, salary $424 per month). Both assigned AMOT CI/CE office. 2. Above to replace AMOTIN-28, ANTOIN-62, and AMOTEX-15 who left AMOT organization in January, and also AMOTIN-8 (assigned to Station (REDACTION) and AMOTIN-33 (assigned to Station (REDACTION) who no longer on AMOT organization T/O."

104-10225-10009: CIA FILE ON ( )SHELL-5.

03/08/68, AMSTALK-1 Damage Report: Page 2: ..."Indigenous Instructors Exposed:...AMTERRY-1..."

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