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Cryptonym: AMTRIGON-1

Definition:
Argimiro Fonseca Fernandez, aka Argimino Fonseca Fernandez.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
Trigon is defined as "an archaic term for triangle".
Sources:

104-10273-10204: DISPATCH-REPORTED NEW ANTI-CASTRO ORGANIZATION IN MIAMI WHICH INCLUDES SOME AMERICANS

10/15/62 dispatch from Chief, JMWAVE to Chief, TFW: "On 26 September 1962, AMOT-28 reported...information given to him by brother of AMTORRID-1 about AMTRIGON-1...(identified in marginalia as Argimino Fonseca Fernandez). AMTRIGON-1 is organizing a group or association called the Hermandad Cubana (Cuban Brotherhood), which includes about seven or eight Americans. AMTRIGON-1 lives with two Americans at 220 8th Avenue, top floor, Miami...AMTRIGON-1 doesn't try to hide his anti-American feelings, and he says he doesn't want anything to have to do with (CIA) personnel...it was requested...that AMTRIGON-1's POA be cancelled."

04-10172-10017: DISPATCH:REPORTED NEW ANTI-CASTRO ORGANIZATION IN MIAMI WHICH INCLUDES SOME AMERICANS

The routing slip to the above document; another copy of the document itself, and an attachment.

124-10350-10075: No Title

FBI report of 6/17/63: "On June 12, 1963, Tito Perez Cuba, 220 N.W. 8th Avenue, Apartment 2, stated Gerald Patrick Hemming and another United States citizen named (Ed) Collins formerly shared a room at the above address with Argimiro Fonseca."

104-10166-10088: CABLE: INFO CONTAINED DBA 9219

Cable from C/TFW/PM C.W. Matt to JMWAVE, 5/6/62: "Leads conclude AMTRIGON op compromised prior (to) departure (from) WAVE area...(Army) has queried re (CIA) ops interest Antonio Cuesta Valle/AMDENIM-14 (who mentioned in this report) and has been told we have ops interest."

Fabian Escalante, JFK: The Cuban Files (Ocean Press, 2006), p. 248

"11/13/63: Armigiro Fonseca Fernandez, Wilfredo Alfonso Ibanez, Israel Rodriguez Lima, and Erasmo Manchin Garcia, four CIA agents infiltrated into Cuba for subversive and espionage activities, were captured and brought to trial. Guns, pistols, ammunition, and letters written in invisible ink were taken from them. The CIA had given them the task of locating coastal areas suitable for landing arms."

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