The CUBAN YOUTH TRIBUNAL
U.S. in JFK
[This is another reprint from a
on their position relative to the JFK assassination.
It was a
to the State newspaper Gramma dated 20 August 1978. The
original was in
so the wording is theirs.]
Havana, August 20, 1978
AT THE YOUTH ACCUSES
PHOTO [of a committee meeting of persons who were young at
the turn of
century. no caption]
about the CIA plot
Cuba in the assassination of
and the plans for attempts
life of Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.
in Dallas was to serve as a pretext for an attack on Cuba by
distorted and concealed information about CIA complicity in
citizen James Wilcott, a former CIA agent, states Oswald
worked for the
*There was great excitement and elation in the CIA over
*The CIA lied to the U.S. Senate and is deceiving the people
States. Testimony by the Cuban consul in Mexico who
Oswald's request for a visa to Cuba *Accounts of direct
plans to kill Fidel with bazookas, poison and other means
eavesdropping devices which the CIA installed in the Cuban
in Mexico City
plot to implicate Cuba in the assassination of President
and its manipulation of information about the crime in
the presentation of Charge 4 at the Youth Accuses
Tribunal on August 2.
agents and officers of the Cuban security agencies who
out missions in the ranks of the CIA or in the
which it set up, financed and used; by former Cuban CIA
engaging in activities against Cuba; and by former U.S. CIA
the finger at those who have tried to conceal and distort
the facts to
responsibility. New conclusive evidence was also
numerous attempts on the life of Commander in Chief Fidel
covering political, economic and military agencies of
and agencies of crime such as the CIA, was read by Jorge
of the Cuban National Preparatory Committee.
Marimon Roca, a member of the Cuban Investigation
then presented a detailed report on the CIA's attempts on
a videotape of interviews with three Cuban CIA agents
implicated in these plans, and introduced the personal
testimony of two
Ladron de Guevara Quintana, also from the Cuban
commission, presented a detailed report on the CIA's schemes
-- to implicate Cuba in the killing of President Kennedy.
introduced witnesses Eusebio Azcue Lopez and Juan Felaifel,
both Cuban officials, expert Nilvio Labrada Vicent and
evidence began in the morning when Dr. Enrique Marimon Roca
requested the showing of videotapes of interviews with three
who participated in the CIA's attempts on the life of
Alsina said that she and her brother were recruited by the
CIA and assigned participation in a plot to poison Fidel.
the CIA sent her a bottle of potassium cyanide pills which
to Manuel de Jesus Campanioni Sosa in order to poison some
Revolution, if it was not possible to poison Fidel
had been a bodyguard for Mafia figure Santos Trafficante.
la Caridad Perez Nunez, a waiter at the Habana Libre Hotel
Campanioni gave him two of the pills to try to poison Fidel.
that after he accepted the assignment he left one of the
home and took the other one to the soda fountain to wait for
which came in March of 1962 when Fidel came into the
sat down and ordered three milk shakes.
confessed that he went to get the pill but noticed the dry
had ruined it, and he have up his attempts. He said
later asked him to return the other pill, which he did.
he has been in the prison for 14 years and has been well
He joined the rehabilitation plan 12 years age, and is paid
150 pesos a
for his work.
Cardenas was the last of the three to testify. He
said he was captured by Cuban security forces when, in May
to slip into the country through the Monte Barreto area of
group commanded by Herminio Diaz.
he had been recruited by the CIA in 1963 and had
two attacks: the first time they strafed the Havana
shoreline, and, the
they fired on the home of Dr. Osvaldo Dorticos. He
were really trying to hit the aquarium, but since it was
the Dorticos home, his organization claimed credit for
residence of this member of the Political Bureau of the
Cubelas Secades, who has served half of his 25-year
appeared as a witness in the afternoon session. He
by CIA officials to members of a Senate select committee to
the Am/LASH operation was linked to the assassination of
by claiming that he was a double agent, was a perfidious
lie, fed by
CIA to the Senate and people of the United States. "It
think that a double agent would have spent 12 years in
was Humberto Rosales Torres who recounted his participation
in a CIA assassination plot against the lives of Fidel
and Ernesto Che Guevara on July 26, 1961. The plan
attack on the Guananamo naval base to have been carried out
by the U.S.
themselves in order to provide an excuse for an invasion of
marines. Rosales said that after the plot was
discovered by Cuban
forcer he was arrested, tried and given a nine-year prison
has already served. He said he is now free, living the
of any citizen, without limitations of any kind.
witness was Fernando de Rojas Penichet, who was a member of
revolutionary movement led b CIA agent Antonio
carried out various acts of sabotage and planned an attempt
on the life
Fidel Castro, which was scheduled for October 4, 1961, at a
President Dorticos, to have been held in front of the north
old President Palace.
CIA PERSONNEL WERE HAPPY AND EXCITED OVER T HE
from the witnesses called by Dr. Guevara Quintana, two
CIA agents --U.S. citizens James Wilcott and Philip Agee --
the second straight day.
an electronics technician, said he had been recruited by the
CIA in March of 1957 and assigned to headquarters in
in June of 1960, to the Tokyo station.
his work frequently brought him into contact with operations
especially when he was involved in operations against the
Thus, on several occasions, he heard remarks to the effect
Oswald was a CIA agent. They told him that when Oswald
he was sent to the Atsugi Naval Air Station, a top secret
CIA base in
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installed in one of the main offices of the Cuban embassy
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1, from which Cuban embassy entrance in Mexico was observed.
2, from which the Cuban consulate entrance in Mexico was
that, just before the Kennedy assassination, there were
changes in the daily routine at the station, leading him to
something was going to happen. On November 22, he had
of the city, but when he returned he was told to report
CIA station. Then, his chief, Jack Randall, told him
had been assassinated and that he should be reachable or go
since he might have been assigned an emergency task.
He said he
to the station with his friend George Breen and found a
scene of great
obvious that the majority of the personnel at the station,
those who had to do with operations, were excited and
assassination. This really bothered me because I
" he said.
next few days, according to Wilcott, the substance of
among operations officers was that one shouldn't think that
was the work of a mad man. They gave specific details
top secret meetings regarding the Bay of Pigs (Playa Giron)
was a traitor who deserved to die.
that a CIA case officer, who might have been Robert Will,
large sums of money had been spent recently for Oswald or
heard Oswald had learned to speak Russian at the Atsugi base
going to the Soviet Union.
told him the original plan involved passing Oswald off
as a man solidly linked to the Cuban Government, so it would
to claim the assassination was the work of a Cuban
would provide the pretext for attacking Cuba. However, it
to establish solid ties between Oswald and the Cuban
part of the plan was dropped.
said all this information was given to the Congressional
select committee investigating assassinations, along with a
list of the
station personnel he could remember. At Wilcott's
for the Committee, a Mr. Goldsmith, called the CIA to ask
list of Tokyo station personnel with their photos so that
them for the investigation -- but the CIA refused to supply
spent the last ten years attempting to make public this and
information about crimes and illegal activity by the CIA,
but it has
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DID NOT EXERT PRESSURE TO
OF THE LIST WHICH MR. WILCOTT WANTED
witness was Philip Agee who testified for the second
He said the House of Representatives had not exerted any
a copy of the list which had been suggested to the select
that in spite of the fact that this was clearly important
they didn't dare exert such pressure.
said it was important to note that the person who requested
at the Cuban consulate in Mexico is not the same one charged
assassin, a fact that can be determined by the photos.
Agee mentioned were the undue haste of the CIA in
the FBI a memo saying that evidence showed that Oswald acted
as a home
and the fact that the CIA and FBI said they had not
he returned from the Soviet Union.
inconceivable," Agee said, "because it is a case of an
from the country (the United States) who later returns and
Oswald was taken from Moscow to Amsterdam by train, the trip
for by the U.S. embassy and held a meeting on his arrival in
a CIA safe
not known who paid for his return to the United States," he
DOCUMENTS ABOUT CIA INTERFERENCE IN PANAMA AND ARGENTINA
who distinguished himself as one of the attorneys for the
Rosenbergs, also appeared before the Tribunal. He said
on the Rosenberg case, he had received papers dealing with
in Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Panama and Argentina during 1953.
said that the same government which murdered the Rosenbers
responsible for genocide in Vietnam, sabotage of a Cuban
in more than 70 deaths and for other atrocities as well.
at the session were Alfonso Cabrera Toscano, a Colombian
political leader; Olga Martinez, a Uruguayan student; Cost
Oscar Barrante Rodriguez; Benjamin Liberoff, a Uruguayan
Shaffer Corona, from the United States.
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in the United States have tried to cloud the issue
Ladron de Guevara Quintana, an expert from the Cuban
presented a detailed report dealing with the campaign of
by imperialism in its attempt to implicate Cuba in the
John F. Kennedy.
that, from available evidence and the results of the
undertaken it can be surmised that the assassination of the
the United States at that time was the focal point for a
by powerful political and economic interests in the United
of the most reactionary circles, which strongly disagreed
with both the
and domestic policies of John F. Kennedy.
that, although this policy by no means constituted a radical
change in the structure and objectives of the capitalist
system in the
States, the changes introduced affected to some extent the
U.S. monopolies (especially the military-industrial complex
and the oil
as well as those of the Cuban-born counter revolutionaries,
especially the CIA.
powerful interests in the United States have tried to cloud
of President's Kennedy's assassination, and that certain
to convince world public opinion of the gross slander that
was the result of an international leftist plot, in which
Cuba played a
role. In keeping with this, imperialism has tried to
as if Lee Harvey Oswald carried out a plan directed by the
for which a complicated intelligence operation had been
open to imperialism to explain the Dallas crime would, in
one way or another, remove suspicion from the real motives
-- that is,
which sprung from the clash of interests in the United
States -- and,
the final analysis, would confuse and complicate the trial
to the way the CIA manufactured a cover story for Oswald and
used false evidence to try to influence U.S. and world
that people would think or have the feeling that Cuba
organized or at
gave tacit approval to the plot.
the goals oft this intelligence operation was to obtain
in the confrontation with the Cuban Revolution. If the
was able to "demonstrate" that Cuba was responsible for the
Kennedy, any action against Cuba would be fully justified,
attack. We should bear in mind that at the same time
the CIA was
in dangerous plots against the life of Commander in Chief
reaction to the assassination and the domestic turmoil
which followed it, the failure to prepare the doctored
Cuba was to be implicated, the promise which the United
States had made
to invade Cuba, the determination of our people to defend
at any price, and the International balance of forces itself
which finally scuttled the plans of aggression against the
to the evidence fabricated by the CIA to link Oswald to Cuba
charged that Lee Harvey Oswald "had been a CIA agent since
and trained at the Atsugi Naval Air Station, a military base
used by the CIA to conceal its special operations."
facts which reveal the CIA's participation in the plot
Cuba, and recalled the picture supplied by the CIA to the
obtained by the Agency from its espionage center which
surveillance on visitors to the Cuban embassy and consulate
and made use of electronic eavesdropping techniques as well.
that as part of the plan against Cuba, the CIA -- fully
the Mafia's role in the Kennedy killing -- has tried to link
to such elements through people like Jack Ruby and Santos
The witness characterized this move as "a bogus and crude
mentioned the CIA's maneuver in the face of its constant
to implicate Cuba in the Kennedy case, which involved
possibility that prisoner Rolando Cubelas Secades was a
supposedly -- according to the CIA -- informed Cuban
officials of the
against the life of the top leader of the Cuban
a reprisal, Cuba supposedly decided to assassinate President
scheme by the CIA, said Dr. Ladron de Guevara, "is simply
at throwing the investigation off the track of those
for the crime, and once again at linking Cuba to the
expert stressed various aspects of the slanderous campaigns
Cuba, "which have been maliciously and deliberately
fabricated at one
or another, to create, promote or revive the focus of this
scheme: blaming Cuba for t he killing of President Kennedy."
recalled that since the events in Dallas more than 100
linked in some way to the case have died under mysterious
He concluded by saying that this was further proof that the
had to be carried through to the end.
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leaving espionage center set up across the street from the
embassy and consulate in Mexico City front 1960 to 1972.
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Marimon Roca, an expert jurist and member of the Cuban
in charge of investigating attempts on the lives of
in his well-documented report to the Youth Accuses
Tribunal that the elimination of political leaders and heads
a U.S. Government policy carried out through its agencies of
mainly through the Central Intelligence Agency.
attention to the fact that the U.S. Senate Select Committee
the CIA's activities publicly admitted in its conclusions
several of the CIA's innumerable plots to assassinate
parts of the world. He added, however, that the CIA
nothing about its involvement in the assassination of many
progressive and revolutionary movement nor about many of its
leaders of the Cuban Revolution.
assassination of political leaders is not the only method
by the CIA in its so-called covert actions -- which range
and blackmail to the overthrow of legally established
and terrorism are the most frequently used methods of this
service of U.S. imperialism," he said.
expert asserted that the CIA had lied to the Senate
charge of investigating the Agency's activities, and, at the
trying to confuse U.S. citizens and world public opinion in
a false image of its participation in such unscrupulous and
that in August of 1975 our Commander in Chief gave Senator
a list of 24 unsuccessful plans for assassination attempts
himself and other leaders of the Revolution.
Roca asked the Tribunal to consider -- as both an example
an indictment -- a plan concocted by the CIA to be put into
of 1961 at a rally to be held in front of the north terrace
of the old
Palace in Havana.
to assassinate the Commander in Chief and other leaders of
Cuban Revolution was conceived in Washington as far back as
by Allen Dulles, then head of the CIA, and J.C. King, head
hemisphere section. They were following the
Eisenhower, then President of the United States, who, on
has suggested to the head of the CIA the possibility of
21, 1960, a cable was received at the CIA station in Havana
read as follows: "Possible physical elimination of three top
seriously considered by central office."
4, 1961, the counterrevolutionary organization People's
Movement (MRP), led by CIA agents Bernardo Paradela
Veciana, worked out plans for sabotage and the assassination
the Cuban Revolution.
of sabotage were aimed at arousing the indignation of the
thus ensuring a large turnout at the rally to be held in
front of the
Presidential Palace, where Commander in Chief Fidel Castro
The assassination attempt would be made that day by firing a
rostrum where the Commander in Chief and other leaders would
The bazooka was to be located in apartment 8-A, on the eight
building at 29 Avenida de las Misiones.
who was caught while trying to plant an incendiary device in
department store in Havana disclosed the plan. She
Diaz, MRP head of operations, as one of those responsible
Izquierdo had taken over his post from Antonio Veciana, who
of Cuba to the United States the day before the attempt was
revealed all the details of the plan, stating that it had
been worked out by Veciana before he left Cuba.
was foiled by the state security agencies, and Raul Venta
Raul Fernandez Trebejo, Jesus Arguelles, Bernardo Iglesias
were arrested as the main participants.
and explosives were confiscated in the operation.
concocted by the Pentagon and the CIA was to be put into
on July 26, 1961, in the former province of Oriente.
objective was to assassinate Fidel Castro, Raul and Ernesto
Guevara and, at the same time, fake an attack on the naval
and carry out further acts of sabotage and terrorism
attention to several other plans to assassinate the leader
of the Cuban Revolution, Dr. Marimon named the CIA directly
these sinister lots. He also denounced, as direct
plans, a number of Cuban-born terrorists, among them Antonio
(known in international crime circles as Victor or Mario)
by the CIA in 1960 and has followed specific CIA
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Surveillance agent carrying transmitter with which to
referred to the activities of counterrevolutionary CIA agent
Venecia Blank an to his participation in the plan to
in Chile. He mentioned that the Miami Herald of
January 20, 1977,
an article by columnist Jack Anderson in which he named
Veciana as the
of assassination attempts against Fidel Castro in 1961 and
also said in May 1977 that Veciana was linked to the
Kennedy. Dr. Marimon said that it was also Anderson
Veciana, before the U.S. House of Representatives Select
the assassination of President Kennedy, admitted that he had
to Dallas by CIA officer Maurice Bishop and that Lee Harvey
presumed assassin, was also present at their meeting.
and the Cuban-born counter revolutionaries rejoiced over
Juan Felaifel Canahan made important declarations in his
before the International Tribunal on August 2.
a member of the Cuban state security agencies, carried out
to infiltrate the CIA by first pretending he belonged to the
organization known as the Movement of Revolutionary
Recovery, and by
use of his contacts with his brother Anis, a CIA agent who
to one of the counterrevolutionary organizations.
orders of the stat security agencies, Felaifel traveled to
April 1963 and went to work almost immediately for the
given training in subversive activities and espionage.
out 21 missions of infiltration into Cuba before returning
Cuba permanently on February 21, 1966.
contacts with the Cuban-born counter revolutionaries abroad,
he learned that President Kennedy had promised to give
brigade 2506, organized by the CIA for the attack at Playa
and the Cuban counter revolutionaries in Miami knew of
later refusal to give direct support to the mercenaries once
in Cuban territory. Some within the CIA and among the
were of the opinion that Kennedy had taken a weak stand
Revolution and the socialist camp in general, Felaifel said,
prestige among these CIA groups and Cuban-born counter
a nose dive.
exchange of the mercenaries and their return to the United
States, there was a welcoming ceremony at which President
to return a Cuban flag to the mercenaries "on Cuban soil
that the whole thing boomeranged on Kennedy because in the
opinion of the Cuban exiles and CIA officers, the flag had
been "put on
due to Kennedy's weakness and his moves to restrict and
in addition to Robert Kennedy's habit of meddling in the
affairs of the
organizations, the CIA and the Mafia.
that at the outset of the October Crisis the exiles were
about how the president would react in the face of
worries disappeared for the moment when Kennedy declared a
Cuba, since they thought this was the prelude to an
vanished, however, when rumors began to spread that there
been an agreement in which Kennedy, promised not to invade
president's attitude was then considered as one more act of
the exiles and the CIA.
result of the agreement putting an end to the October
over the counterrevolutionary groups and the CIA was stepped
measures annoyed the counter revolutionaries, who claimed
with the establishment of a socialist state in Cuba.
Kennedy's interference in the affairs of the CIA, the Mafia
revolutionaries, created a climate of hostility against the
who were accused of trying to make the United States adopt a
line toward the socialist camp. Felaifel noted that,
was already laid for the approval of any action against the
on to say that as a result of the propaganda spread against
the Cuban exiles and the CIA agents were thrilled when they
of Kennedy's death, saying that finally firm steps would be
the Cuban Revolution.
attention to the reaction of Bob, a high-ranking CIA leader
Sicilian descent who had a penchant for using mafioso
was watching television with the CIA team to which Felaifel
Kennedy was assassinated. When he saw the news, he
burst out, "We
got rid of the ‘pinko' in the White House!"
that a few days later Bob called his team together at the
house in Miami and told them that operations against Cuba
up, with no limits on expenses and no control of any king
who was now the head of state, was a rabid anti-Castroite
that meeting were Jose Enrique Daussa, the CIA's top agent;
Nicolas Salado, Porfirio Ramirez Ruiz and Reynaldo Rodriguez
of Felaifel's infiltration team.
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the alleged Oswald which appears in the Warren Commission
taken from the CIA espionage center across from the Cuban
in Mexico City.
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Green Opel, licence plate 91-NBG, used for surveillance.
of CIA teams and counterrevolutionary groups was increased
their respective activities -- infiltration, sabotage and
fishing boats and merchant ships -- stepped up.
learned that the CIA, acting in collaboration with the
organization Movement of Revolutionary Recovery and,
leader Manuel Artime Buesa, planned another assassination
Fidel Castro. The plan was worked out by CIA
and the assigned to the Miami CIA station through agent
Artime, who was
coordinate the action with Rolando Cubelas Secades.
large sums of money from the CIA under the cover of business
transactions, using as a front the Tabraue jewelry shop, on
in Miami. Its owner, Guillermo Tabraue, was a Cuban
whom Artime had recommended to the CIA as the middleman for
funds sent by the CIA to the counterrevolutionary
organization and to
Artime worked out the execution of the plan in France and
with Cubelas in Spain.
of the plan through CIA agent Anis, head of intelligence
for Artime's organization. Anis, Artime and a man
Sanz built a silencer for an FAL 7.62 rifle similar to the
in Cuba. The silencer was tested in the Everglades of
later Gallego Sanz sent it to Spain with a Tasco telescopic
be delivered to Cubelas.
learned that Cubelas had trouble with the silencer and had
asked Artime to sent him another one. Taking into
first silencer was a home-made job, Artime asked the CIA to
send him a
one. The new silencer was delivered to Cubelas in
regarding these events in the trial on March 8, 1966,
in which Rolando Cubelas and others involved in t he case
political and military institutions and its criminal
as the CIA denounced for activities against the peoples.
youth, representing the youth and students of the world,
condemnation of imperialist economic, political and military
and criminal agencies such as the CIA before the Youth
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The CIA also installed a listening device in the Cuban
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by surveillance agent from a fixed point to check up on
embassy and consulate in Mexico City, The photo was taken
was trying to open the window to watch the
the embassy. The operation was
as he got ready to begin his espionage work with a camera.
Cuban Young Communist League, Jorge Lopez formulated the
Tribunal's fourth day of work. The CIA, he said,
serves as the
of U.S. imperialist intervention and plunder throughout the
the CIA, he added, "Characteristic of the methods used by
for subversion and espionage are the assassination of
officials, robbery, fraud, bribery, destabilization, the
constituted governments and corruption of every sort."
pointed out that the list of the CIA's monstrous crimes
world would be endless, Lopez mentioned that among the most
the plots carried out to assassinate Congolese nationalist
Lumumba; Chilean army chief, General Rene Schneider; and
minister under the Popular Unity Government, Orlando
Letelier -- the
assassinated in a conspiracy with DINA (the Chilean secret
the CIA plots to murder the top leader of the Cuban
in Chief Fidel Castro, and noted that the U.S. Senate
U.S. intelligence activities had acknowledged these criminal
that although the information given by the CIA to the U.S.
was designed to demonstrate that the attempts on the
Commander in Chief
carried out only between 1960 and 1965, events have proved
completely false. He gave examples of CIA plots
that reliable evidence exists to show that the Central
Agency has planned more attempts on the Cuban leader than
the U.S. Senate Select Committee.
representative charged that international credit agencies
such as the
Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and
(World Bank), the Inter-American Development Bank and
others, serve as
for U.S. imperialism. He termed the Organization of
a despicable instrument of the darkest designs of Yankee
He denounced NATO as an aggressive military pact used by
the direction of the United States, to justify its most
of contemporary principles of International Law. He
SEATO CENTO, the Rio Pact and others as "cold war"
up aggression against and exploitation of the peoples.
the system of military bases maintained by U.S. imperialism
citing as examples the cases of Puerto Rico, Panama and
Statement by former Cuban consul in Mexico City
Lopez, who in September 1963 held the post of Cuban consul
City, gave the Tribunal full details of the visa request
made at that
at the Cuban consulate by a U.S. citizen calling himself Lee
explained that a person who claimed to be Lee Harvey Oswald
at the consulate for the first time on September 27, 1963
and was taken
of as usual, by Silvia Duran, the Mexican secretary who
the supposed Oswald that in order to apply for the visa he
have to fill out an application form and attack six ID-size
showed documents that made him out to be a member of the
USA; a former resident of the USSR; the husband of a Soviet
a member of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee.
by the secretary that it was obligatory for him to fill out
it with the six photos and await a reply from the
immigration office in
the supposed Lee Harvey Oswald asked to speak with Azcue to
on not going through this procedure.
Cuban consul stated that he attended the person, that it was
he had seen the fellow, and that he confirmed what the
the visitor. Azcue, according to his testimony,
it was impossible to obtain a visa in that office without
with the Foreign Ministry, after submitting both the form
on his visa, pulling out the aforementioned documents to
his case, the supposed Oswald left the consulate. "He
vexed," said Azcue, who also gave a physical description of
diplomat explained that later this Mr. Oswald formalized his
again insisting on seeing the consul. Azcue said the
asking how long it would take to get a reply from
to him that if he had someone in Cuba who knew him and would
it might shorten the process," Azcue said.
to the consulate the next day, the 28th of September, to
once again that he be granted a visa. Azcue told him
USSR visa already stamped in his passport, he could not give
visa for Cuba. The supposed Oswald became incensed,
and called the people of the consulate a bunch of
responded angrily and ordered the man out of the consulate,
muttering and slammed the door.
his visits, the so-called Mr. Oswald discussed only the
request for a
never going into unrelated matters. He had no contacts
other than with Silvia Duran and Eusebio Azcue.
November of 1963, once more in Cuba, Azcue found out that a
named Lee Harvey Oswald had been accused of murdering
remembered the man who visited the Cuban consulate in Mexico
Foreign Ministry to alert them.
with Comrades Dr. Raul Roa, then foreign minister, and Nilo
Foreign Ministry official, and told both about the incidents
that a short time later he saw a newsreel on the murder of
Jack Ruby, and realized that the victim bore no resemblance
to the man
had visited the consulate. Late he observed that the
over to the Warren Commission by the CIA -- photos which
Oswald on his visit to the consulate -- did no picture
who had made the visa request at his office or the Oswald
Electronic spying by CIA in Cuban consulate and embassy in
engineer Nilvio Labrada Vicent also testified before the
Accuses Imperialism Tribunal, concerning electronic bugging
by the CIA in the Cuban consulate and embassy in Mexico.
who showed the Tribunal and spectators the devices that had
how a very sensitive miniature amplifier had been installed
by the CIA
the telephone dial for purposes of eavesdropping on all
the area of the telephone.
which is a common one used by the CIA in its telephone
when the receiver is hung up and runs on the voltage from
that the device's microphone could pick up conversations up
away an transmit them, via telephone line, a distance of
more than one
with the desired quality and fidelity.
phone is taken off the hook, the voltage drops below the
and the equipment stops working so that the user doesn't
is being checked on. The equipment can be activated
also discussed the remote control radio receivers installed
in The Cuban diplomatic headquarters. This equipment
and I embedded in wood for camouflage, thus facilitating its
receivers were designed to pick up conversations in the area
installed and to transmit them via radio frequencies.
use of remote control devices it is possible to lengthen the
batteries by turning them on and off at will. This
type of check
usually paired with a visual one, to make sure the
transmitter is used
emphasized that this equipment is similar or identical to
discovered and captured on other opportunities; and that the
used comes from the United States.
that the equipment is highly sophisticated, specially
He repeated finally designed and manufactured. He
that these instruments are among those used by the CIA in
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs turned down an application
for a visa made by U.S. citizen Lee Harvey Oswald on October
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