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Cryptonym: LIROMANCE

Definition:
A CIA Mexico City Station audio surveillance operation; the listening device was installed inside the furniture in the Cuban embassy in Mexico City.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY, EXCERPTS

LIROMANCE was an audio operation. The new version of this document at the Archives (not yet on MFF) reveals that the listening device was installed inside the furniture at the Cuban embassy. https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=5874&search=LIROMANCE#relPageId=123&tab=page

David Phillips, The Night Watch (1977) pp. 135-137.

Phillips describes how the CIA installed a microphone inside a Cuban embassy chair.

104-10414-10355: DISPATCH-OPERATION PROGRESS REPORT

The LIROMANCE operation was going strong into 1965.

Contributors:
Carmine Savastano • Bill Simpich

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