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Cryptonym: HU

Definition:
Digraph for operations and assets in Costa Rica.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
The cryptonyms HUMAIL, HULAKE-1, HUBUMP-1 and HUMAP-9 are all related to Costa Rica, as well as the crypts mentioned below. HUMAIL was Jose Figueras, former President of Costa Rica, while HUMAP-9 was Lt. Colonel Fernando Figuls Quiros, head of Costa Rica's Security Agency and aide to the President.
Sources:

104-10229-10076: CABLE RE: IN VIEW GOCR RECENT EXPULSION 2 FRD LEADERS

04/01/61: Cable from San Jose to BELL: REF DIR 32002 (OUT 89053): "1. In view GOCR recent expulsion 2 FRD leaders, difficulty possible if materials obviously propaganda. 2. Placement on long wave now being done daily broadcasts through HUBUMP/Aguirre and HUBONITO/HUYAW ops but these broadcasts based on materials passed to agents twice monthly. More frequent guidance difficult for complex reasons. 3. Although some development needed, possibility exists through Nicaraguan agent HUMAIM-2 on Voz de Victor, 31 meter band, 9615 KCS, broadcast hours 0500 through 0100 (20 hours broadcasting daily). This private station. Feasible to pass materials to HUMAIM-2 almost daily. 4. Advise if further interest. *C/S Comment: HQs queried re capability stations place items radio."

104-10072-10262: DISPATCH ON CUBAN EXILES ARRIVING IN SAN JOSE

11/30/72: Dispatch from COS, Withheld to COS, WH/Miami (Info: Chief, WH Division): "A group of about 50 Cuban exiles arrived in San Jose on 23 November 1972 to discuss ways in which Fidel Castro might be removed. The group, which had the tacit support of President Figueres, departed San Jose circa 27/28 November 1972. Attached is a list of those exiles who arrived from Miami on 23 November. The list was provided by HUGLIB-8. Floyd R. Coatney."

104-10178-10001: POSADA, LUIS CLEMENTE

02/76: Cable: Slugline RYBAT VWLDFTY: Page 2: ..."3. According to HUFABRIC-14 on 26 February, no decision yet been made concerning Bosch. On possibility is that he will be released and remain in Costa Rica and the other possibility is that he will be deported..."

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