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Cryptonym: SW

Definition:
Digraph for operations and assets in Honduras.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10167-10227: SWBULL TOLD BLADALL HE HAS MESSAGE FROM AMIRON CHIEF WHICH SAYS THAT SWBULL WILL RECEIVE GUIDANCE FROM ODACID IN TEGU RE MOVEMENT OF TRAINEES

02/15/61: Cable from Tegucigalpa to Director: "1. (REDACTION)BULL told Bladall he has message from AMIRON (Frente Revolucionario Democratico) chief which says that (REDACTION)BULL will receive guidance from ODACID (U.S. State Department) in TEGU re movement of trainees. Stations use (REDACTION)BULL has been limited to direction JMRAKE activity, and will not discuss trainee problems without HQs guidance. Problem of how to get trainees to site has been mentioned to COS by Blanco Sanchez and Enrique Argomaniz. Station has impression Subject is discussed quite freely among Cubans in Honduras. 2. Martin Vidal probably included at insistence Argomaniz who convince Martin now firmly anti-Castro. C/S Comment: *HQs rejected recommendation to use JMTIDE (Strike base for the Bay of Pigs at Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua) personnel at transfer point."

104-10177-10048: ALFREDO MIRABAL DIAZ, MET UNDER CLANDESTINE CIRCUMSTANCES

07/23/64: Cable from Mexico City to Director: Slugline INTEL: "SUPDATA source SWPIP-1, who attended meeting and whose eval not given station...Subject: Cuban Support of Honduran Guerrilla Activities....Source: Latin American revolutionary (F) with access to Cuban Embassy information." - - - Pages 2-3: Intelligence Information Cable: "1. On the evening of 22 July 1964 Alfredo Mirabal Diaz, attache of the Cuban Embassy in Mexico, met under clandestine circumstances, with members of the Partido Comunista de Honduras (PCH - Honduran Communist Party) who are in favor of the Peiping line, namely, of immediate and violent overthrow of their government. Those present included Jorge Arturo Reina Idiaquez, Dionisio Matute Gutierrez, Carlos Falck Contreras and Marcelo Alberto y Roman, Honduran exiles in Mexico City. 2. Mirabal was in complete control of the meeting. He told the Hondurans that the Cuban Government would help them to get started by supplying arms and funds, but that this support would be withdrawn as soon as possible after the Hondurans were established in the mills, where they would be expected to loot for their survival. Mirabal went to great lengths to explain that the Cuban Government must never be involved publicly in the venture, and he designated Reina and Alberto y Roman as personally and completely responsible for any disclosures which might ever take place. Reina and Alberto y Roman agreed to take any and all blame in the event of capture...3. Reina was designated by Mirabal as his liaison to coordinate future activities. In the event that Harold Martinez, Nicaraguan revolutionary in Costa Rica, could not accept leadership of the guerrilla band, then Alberto y Roman would be named leader. The band was expected to start harassment operations against the Honduran army from the mountains in Honduras, bordering on Guatemala, at the beginning of the rainy season in Honduras, around late September or early October 1964..."

104-10226-10024: UNIDAD REVOLUTIONARIA (AMSCROLL)

12/30/66: Dispatch from PW/Pabsik to COS: Subject: TYPIC/OPERATIONAL/AMBASAL - Progress Report 1 October - 31 December 1966: Page 2: "4. Radio - The weekly AMBASAL radio programs were carried by JMHOPE and tapes of each program were sent to SWBULL/1 for re-broadcast. The content of these programs was in line with the juridical nature of the AMBASAL organization, although editorial comment was frequently made on current themes not specifically related to the legal field..."

104-10188-10020: ( ) AFGHAN OPS (VOL I)

01/11/72: Dispatch from COS, Mexico City to Chief, Western Hemisphere Division (Info: COS, Withheld): Subject: TYPIC/KDAFGHAN/Progress Report for Period 1 October Through 31 December 1971: Page 4: ..."6. Other Operational Developments...The one outstanding event of the period was our obtaining a photo of SWCEMENT-6's alternate courier (to which KDAFGHAN-1 had not been alerted)..."

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