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Cryptonym: AMTOPIC-2

Definition:
Luis Fernandez-Rocha. Secretary General of the Revolutionary Student Directorate (DRE). Was also AMHINT-53.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10213-10085: MEMORANDUM: DATA ON THE DRE AND SEVERAL CUBAN EXILES

10/26/75, Memo from Chief, Latin American Division to Deputy Director for Operations: Page 5: "Luis Fernandez-Rocha Rodriguez (Formerly AMTOPIC-2, AMHINT-53) DPOB: 3 May 1939, Havana, 201-316766. POA granted 18 April 1962. According to file, he quit his job as Secretary General of the Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil (DRE) in July 1964 to pursue his medical studies. He was paid his final salary payment of $425 on 1 September 1964, under the DRE project. He was to do some unwitting work for JMHOPE, Swan Island propaganda broadcasting, and Wibalda. There is no further indication in file that he was terminated, no quit claim, no OA or POA cancellation. However, there is no information on his use since 1964. Per document dated 7 June 1965, he was studying at University of Miami and working as switchboard operator for Cuban Catholic Children's program in Miami. According to Cuban Families Yearbook of 1974, Dr. Luis Fernandez Rocha living at 6021 W. 14th Lane, Hialeah, Florida, 33012 with wife and four children. He became naturalized U.S. citizen on 15 September 1967."

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John Newman • Jefferson Morley • Bill Simpich • MFF

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