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Cryptonym: LITEMPO-1

Definition:
Emilio Bolanos, a nephew of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Minister of Gobernación and then President of Mexico from 1964-1970.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Jefferson Morley, LITEMPO: The CIA's Eyes on Tlatelolco (2006) http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB204/#doc3

LITEMPO-1 was Emilio Bolanos, a nephew of Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Minister of Gobernación and then President in the 1960s...In October 1963, he gave Bolanos, LITEMPO-1, a "personal gift" of 1,000 rounds of .223 Colt automatic ammunition to pass to Díaz Ordaz. In his monthly report to CIA headquarters, Scott told his superiors that "changes to the LITEMPO program may be necessary when LITEMPO-2 becomes the presidential candidate" in 1964.

104-10168-10375: Cable: On Sept 30 60 Litempo-1 Reported

Memo from Mexico City to Director, 10/5/60: Litempo-1 reported that AMWAIL, AMHAWK, AMIGGY, Ofelia Barbat Garcia, Angel de Cerro Munoz and Manuel Del Valle Garcia at Mexican consulate (in) Miami." A handwritten note appears to be signed by "Grace", with the note "biographies of these people pls".

104-10414-10124: Mexico City Station History

Jeremy Benadum/George Munro was assistant legal attaché and became close with the president's nephew Emilio Bolanos. "It was expected that through Benadum and Bolanos (LITEMPO-1), the Station could develop an effective penetration of REDACTED (probably "Mexican government")."

104-10211-10202: Dispatch: Operational Report, Oct 1-31 1963.

"...0n 28 October, 1963 COS Mexico. Passed one thousand rounds of 223 Colt automatic ammunition to Litempo-1 as a personal gift to Litempo-2 and REDACTED."

Contributors:
Jefferson Morley • Bill Simpich

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