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Organization Name: ALIANZA DE TRABAJADORES DE LA
(Community Workers Alliance)
Leader: Walfrido Moreno
Address: 4431 SW 75 Ave., Miami, FL
Prominent members: Varela, Clara (Vice President)
De La Fuente, Evelio
Walfrido Moreno arrived and settled in New York City in the
In the late 1950's Moreno returned to Cuba and resided there
period of time. While in Cuba, Moreno held a minor
Batista's government, but soon he became disenchanted with
as "governmental abuses" and he abandoned his post.
in Cuba until Fidel Castro's takeover, and during that time,
many high ranking revolutionary army officers.
Moreno returned to the U.S. in the mid-1960s and resumed
In 1978, Moreno and a group of Cuban exile figures joined
termed "The 75 Group". The group, led by Bernardo
Benes and Rev.
Espinosa, travelled to Cuba and engaged in a political
government officials. As a result of the encounter
and Cuban officials, the Cuban government agreed to release
prisoners and to re-open flights between Havana and
Cuba Moreno reaffirmed his ties with high ranking government
Having achieved their humanitarian goals, Walfrido Moreno
Marcos Raul Correa and Vicente Dopico established ATC.
planned, the objective of ATC was to develop an amicable
Cuban government officials which would enable Cuban exiles
to travel to
According to Moreno, family reunification was his ultimate
goal, and he
disenchanted with Correa and Dopico's profiteering
tactics. As a
Moreno removed them from the organization. ATC
flights until the early 1980s, when Cuba canceled its
According to Moreno, ATC consists of approximately 3000
pay a monthly club fee of $10 and become eligible to travel
ATC selects travelers every month and submits their
names to the
Interest Section in Washington DC. Those persons who
to travel to the island are issued a visa by the Cuban
later given a travel date. ATC members purchase their
solely through ABC Charters.
Moreno claims to have an amicable relationship with ABC
Mannerud, however, he does not conduct business with Marazul
Moreno's family reunification views have been perceived as
with the Cuban government, and as a result, ATC group
hostile anti-Castro demonstrators at various rally sites.
Organization Name: ANTONIO MACEO BRIGADE
Leader: Andres Gomez
Address: Miami, FL
Prominent members: Salazar, Manning
Meyerson, Harold A.
Zorn, Jean G.
Smith, Geoffrey D.
The Antonio Maceo Brigade is a leftist organization, headed
Andres Gomez, which has been involved in local activism
In the past, the organization has had close ties with the
Party and ATC. The group publishes a marxist newspaper
Andres Gomez and Walfrido Moreno of ATC travel to Cuba on a
Organization Name: SHEPHERDS FOR PEACE
Leader: Rev. Lucious Walker
Promoters of "Friendship Caravan", a goodwill gesture which
and other essentials for the Cuban government.
and leftist groups throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Organization Name: CUBAN COMMITTEE OF BAY OF PIGS
Leader : Miguel Guitart
Prominent members: Belen Torres
Guitart, a self proclaimed socialist, has chastised U.S.
policy towards Cuba. According to Guitart his group
of 110 members. The group publishes two liberal
"Giron" and "Argos Iberoamericana".
Organization Name: SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY
Leader: Tom Fiske
A registered political party that advocates leftist
has close relationship with the Antonio Maceo Brigade and
Organization Name: VA POR CUBA!
Leader: Rodolfo Echevarria
Group representatives have demonstrated at U.S. Government
In favor of lenient commerce guidelines between U.S. and
group of "Shepherds for the Peace".
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