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Cryptonym: LIRING

Definition:
Study and recruitment of Cuban officers working at the Cuban embassy compound in Mexico City.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10414-10062: DISPATCH: PROCESSING AND EXPLOITATION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC COVERAGE OF THE PBRUMEN CONSULATE IN MEXICO CITY BY THE AMOTS

01/17/68 dispatch: "...(CIA) photographs visitors to the LIRING compound has been mentioned in connection with the IDENTITY case and has more recently appeared in several books. LIRING personnel themselves continually refer to (CIA) photographic coverage of their installation."

104-10414-10061: DISPATCH: LIONION/LIONION-2

4/25/68 dispatch from Chief of Station, Mexico City to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: "...(Setting up) two audio installations thus provide LIONION-1 with a greater capability to identify visitors to LIRING (through live monitoring) and thus affix names to photographs he takes. Previously, the identification of visitors to LIRING required considerable time and effort but in the short period of LIONION's audio capability this effort has decreased measurably."

104-10414-10059: DISPATCH: LIONION/LIONION-2

10/13/70 dispatch from Elsie Scaletti (Charlotte Bustos) to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: "LIRING seems to have accepted the fact that there is probably visual surveillance of their compound."

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Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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