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Cryptonym: LISICLE-1

Definition:
Dr. Cevallos. Mexico City Station History by Anne Goodpasture stated LISICLE-1 had the 201 number of 201-350663. LISICLE-1 was described as a "marginal agent."
Status:
Speculative
Discussion:
A memo in January of 1964 by Lawrence F. Barker mentioned that Dr. Cevallos had a 201 number of 201-350663 (although the first "6" looks like a "1." An Information Report in June, 1963, used LISICLE-1 as a source. LISICLE-1 was described as a "person with good contacts in medical circles in Mexico City."
Sources:

104-10073-10346: EFFORTS OF THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT TO RECRUIT MEXICAN WOMEN PHYSICIANS TO GO TO CUBA

06/20/63: Information Report: Country: Mexico/Cuba. Place & Date Acq.: Mexico, Mexico City, 5 June 1963: "Source: Person (F) with good contacts in medical circles in Mexico City. Appraisal of Content: 3: The Cuban Government is now trying to recruit women doctors in Mexico to go to Cuba to work. Dr. Irene Talamas, Mexican plastic surgeon and President of the Asociation de Majores Medicas (AMM - Association of Women Doctors), is in charge of this program, which is being run with the cooperation of Teresa Proenza Proenza, Cultural Attache of the Cuban Embassy in Mexico City." Bottom of page: "HMM-7393 NO PROJECT (LISICLE-1)..."

104-10529-10139: CABLE: ON 26 SEP TOLD CO THAT AMERICAN STUDENT

10/3/63 cable 6387 from Mexico City to Director: "On 26 Sep 63 LISICLE-1 told (case officer) that American student Boyd Norcross, Winthrop House P-11, Harvard University, Cambridge 30, Mass. had come to Mexico looking for discreet way to go to Cuba. At first meeting L-1 stalled. Subsequently Norcross said he would be leaving for Canada where it would be easier to enter Cuba. Norcross described self as Christian Democrat. No station traces. No local dissem. HQ may wish pass (by Navy)."

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY

Anne Goodpasture, Mexico City Station History: "LISICLE-1 (201-350663) This agent was a Mexican medical specialist who first came to the attention of the station in 1964 when he walked into the US Embassy to report that he had been invited to Cuba to participate in a medical congress...he subsequently dabbled at the Cuban target, attending cultural institute meetings..." He was one of a stable of "marginal agents" that included LIOLEO-1, AMSEVER-2, AMPACA-1, and LICARD-1. (at 76 of 239).

104-10092-10297: Operational Information

10/4/63, MEXI 6393: Should attempt to recruit target who is on procurement mission for Cuban Ministry of Health. Officer told LISICLE-1 he is fed up with Castro.

104-10092-10357: CABLE RE DISCUSSION RE DISSATISFACTION AND HELP TO CUBA

10/09/63: Cable from Mexico City to Director: REF: 73458: "1. AMSAIL-1 met with SUBJ 7 Oct. SUBJ acknowledged dissatisfaction and said would like do something to help Cuba, agreed meet with A-1 and case officer for (unintelligible) and training same night. Did not keep appointment but met with A-1 again morning 8 Oct. Said had thought matter over thoroughly, frankly admitted he afraid get involved intel matters, refused meet with C/O. Unfortunately this justifies opinion LISICLE-1 assessment SUBJ as probably afraid cooperate anti-Castro activity..."

104-10092-10093: TRANSMITTAL OF PRQ PART II ON LISICLE-1

10/18/63: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division: "Attached is the PRQ Part II for LISICLE-1; it is requested that an Operational Approval be granted." HQs File Number: 201-350663.

104-10185-10267: 201 FILE OF PROTECTABLE SOURCE.

01/20/64: Memorandum for the record from Lawrence F. Barker: Subject: Meeting with LITAMIL-9, 16 Jan 64: "4. L-9 reported on the following matters... (Handwritten: P8290): g. At 1125 hours on 9 Jan Dr. Cevallos (Handwritten: Labet (sp) 201-350663; Note: Also looks like 201-350163), a frequent visitor, came to see Aparicio..."

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