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Cryptonym: LITALUS-1

Definition:
Surveillance agent in Mexico City who had Thomas Hazlett as his case officer for several years.
Status:
Unknown
Sources:

104-10219-10406: CABLE: CARLOS PRIO LEFT MEXI 23 AUG UNEXPECTEDLY FOR WASH

8/24/61 cable from Mexico City to Director: LITALUS-1 was one of two security men assigned to Carlos Prio - Prio flew to Washington DC to meet with one or more congressmen. "On way (to) airport LITALUS-1 heard Prio tell LITAMIL-1 that apparently (there is) fear (in) Washington that US will condescend Cuba's recent attempt (at) rapproachment." Prio also agreed to help LITAMIL op to bring all groups together to fight Castro.

104-10211-10088: DISPATCH: OPERATIONAL-- ZDEAKO DZERMANOVIC

10/22/63 LITALUS report stated that "(Zdenko Diermanovic) had approached LITALUS-1 and LITALUS-2 to gain assistance in remaining in Mexico. He claimed to be a writer and wanted help in getting his visa, which had run out, extended. The LITALUSes said they could be of no help to him. Very possibly Subject is approaching the Yugoslav embassy for assistance in this matter."

104-10527-10337: CABLE: SUBJECT EVIDENCE OF SELECTION OF GUSTAVO DIAZ ORDAZ AS PRI CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT

11/01/63 cable from Mexico City to Director: LITALUS-1 obtained the information that Gustavo Diaz Ordaz would be named as the PRI candidate for president in 1964 from LITEMPO-1, who in turn obtained it from LITEMPO-4.

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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