Home/ Resources / Projects / CIA Cryptonyms / cryptonym: LISIREN-5

Cryptonym: LISIREN-5

Definition:
Unknown identity. LISIREN-5 was described in Anne Goodpasture's history of the Mexico City Station as a close personal friend of CIA Director, John McCone.
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
A memo in April 1963 mentioned that Eduardo Prieto Lopez discussed the LISIREN organization with DCI John McCone in his office at CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Anne Goodpasture's history of the CIA Station in Mexico City stated that in March 1963 LISIREN-5 had arranged a meeting with the Director of the CIA.
Sources:

104-10414-10124: MEXICO CITY STATION HISTORY

"In March 1963, LISIREN-3 advised David A. Phillips, the station CA chief, that LISIREN-5 (201-725282), a close personal friend of DCI John A. McCone, had arranged for LISIREN-3 and LISIREN-5 to meet with McCone in Washington. The station cabled Headquarters to be prepared for a request for financial support. LISIREN-3 and LISIREN-5 briefed the Director on the activities of the Social Studies Center and asked for a direct subsidy of $80,000 per month..." (11/16/78, Mexico City Station History from Anne Goodpasture: Page 320)

104-10218-10225: MEMO: COMMENTS ON PROPOSED PROJECT LIHUFF

4/8/63 memo for the record by SAS officer Gabe Lowe: "Several members of the LIHUFF organization are also members of the LISIREN organization. One of them, Eduardo Prieto Lopez, recently discussed the LISIREN organization with the DCI in the latter's headquarters office and is aware of US government funding to the LISIREN complex."

See Also:
Contributors:
Gavin McDonald • Bill Simpich

Search Cryptonyms

 

Search tips and techniques

© Mary Ferrell Foundation. All Rights Reserved. |Press Room |MFF Policies |Contact Us |Site Map