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Cryptonym: AMULLA-1

Definition:
Owner of Havana TV station. Probably Goar Mestre, owner of CMQ TV.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10177-10114: CONCUR PARA 1 REF

9/22/58 cable from Havana to Director: "Phillips can represent legitimate client, Intercontinental Services, Inc., who have authorized him explore Latin American Radio-TV investment possibilities. If necessary AMULLA, owner of Havana TV station, can provide further backstopping. Will adapt cover story after conversation with Donnelly."

104-10220-10294: CABLE: WAVE FORWARDING REF B COPIES TWO LETTERS SENT CUBA

6/19/61 cable from JMWAVE to Director regarding two letters provided by AMULLA-1 regarding opposing views on Jose Ignacio Rasco's connection with MDC. Must keep source's identity secret.

Cuba109 Correspondence DOS 2005-05-07 Release

4/3/57 air pouch from American Embassy, Havana: "A third Cuban television station went on the air April 1, an outgrowth of the failure of Television Nacional. The equipment of Television Nacional was purchased by a group of investors including Goar Mestre, owner of the important CMQ-TV network." The new network was known as CMEF-TV.

104-10171-10223: Memorandum: Unresolved JMNET Problems re Mexico

August 1960 memo from C/WH/4/Prop David Phillips to WH/4/PA Martha Tharpe: "El Grupo" is coming to Mexico to set up a public relations office and a daily newspaper. It is hoped AMULLA will be guided by Hunt and other Agency officers. He will be producing "El Mundo in Exile."

104-10192-10200: ROUTING SHEET AND DISPATCH: SUBJECT - JMZIP TRANSMITTA OF LETTERS SENT TO MOVIMIENTO DEMOCRATA CRISTIANO REPRESENTATIVE IN CUBA

6/20/61 dispatch from Chief of Base, JMWAVE to Chief, WHD: Letters regarding Jose Ignaico Rasco of MDC being delivered to Lucas Moran in Cuba by way of a diplomatic pouch of a courier of the Italian embassy.

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