A rough article or note which was found in the Tom Dunkin
papers. It is assumed the paper was written in 1959.]
[TITLE NOTE: The heading
for this was damaged by water intrusion. The following is
all that was readable]
List of persons
sentenced for capital punishment
shooting at Santiago de Cuba
(Captain Antonio Gutierrez Valdes, a resident of Wood, Los
Responsible of murders. Perpetrator of the student
Calas, on the
(Captain Luis G. Gamboa, a resident of 918 Aguilcra St.,
Portuondo Ward, Murders, Tortures. Murder of rebel
Lietenant Ramon Heredia, a resident of 212 ½ D. ________
Suenos Ward, Murders. Amongst others of Gustavo
Lieutenant Manuel Pina Martinez, a resident of 16_ Third
Ward, Manhandles, abuses, tortures, violation of domiciles,
Lieutenant Enrique Despaigne Noret, a resident of 62
Vegiuta de Galo, Murders. Amongst them, those of
Torres, Luis Caucel, Seguras, Hung and others. The
Norberto Emilio Macias, whom he arrested in his home, and
who was found
a few days later with his eyes out. The murders of
Luis E. Cala
and Marcelino Veranes.
(Sargent Eladio Abreu Pedroso, a resident of 263 Third St.,
Murders. Tortures. Took part in the torture and murder of
with private Borrero.
(National Police Sargent Rene Caso Perez, resident of the
Barracks. Tortures and murders. Among them that
Palomo Carceller. The Torture and death of the young
(Sargent Heliodoro Montes de Oca, a resident of 19th and
Aguilera Sts., Palma Soriano. Tortures and murders.
amongst others, of the death of Jose Rosales del Toro, who
subjected to inhuman tortures. Depredations.
Sargent Armando Chaviano Reyes, a resident of San Luis,
Murders. Tortures. Amongst the proved murders are those of
Fustier, Manolo Morcira and Ponciano Duenas.
Depredations on the
(Sargent Juan Jose Torres Martinez, alias "The Tiger",
resident of 11
14th St., Mariana de la Torre. Murders, Tortures.
the murder of the youth Enrique Ladron de Guevara, who was
then tortured, with Lieutenant Despaigne and private Balas,
(Sergent Facundo Duran Matos, a resident of 66, 4th St.,
Sorribas Ward. Murders.
(Corporal Victor M. Castro Lora, resident of Eduardo
Caney, Murders, Known as "Manolito The Vulture" and "The
Torture of Juan Rolando Ferrer. Other similar
murder of Frank Pais.
Corporal Jose R. Morffi Castillo, resident of Ceiba and
Carretera Central 103, Murders.
Corporal Angel Luis Balboa Lopez, resident of 168 12th St.
la Torre. Murders, Tortures. The torture and murde of
Doris Aguiar Oliveros, 17 years old, amongst others.
Corporal Rene Caso Perez, likewise executed. Murdered
National Police Commander Bonifacio Haza Grasse, resident of
Pelayo. III treatment, striking the persons arrested.
vandalism. Murders wich machineguns, amongst them
Sambran. He gave the order to shoot to death the minor
Proll Cespedes, 16 years of age. He attempted to
murder by fire;
he ordered that five yound men be locked in a small cell of
Private Armando Enrique Marti, resident of Lora St. Palma
Murders, amongst them, that of Carlos Manuel Veloz Fadraga,
taken from him home, by the said private executed jointly
Romero and private Caveda, driven around the City, taken
back to his
home to say goodby to his Mother and them he was taken to
the Loma del
Indio where he was murdered.
Private Francisco Caveda Polanco, a resident of San Antonio
Soriano, Murders. Amongst other deeds, he arrested,
Corporal Romero, Mr. Manuel Marquez murdering him in front
of his own
home. The arrest and murder of Justo Manuel
torture and death of Manuel Marquez.
Corporal Juan Romero Ramirez, resident of Baracoa,
Murders. Those hereinbefore mentioned and further,
others, the murder of Gerardo Cabezas Mistral, in which took
privates Marti and Caveda, likewise executed. Also the
Private Leonel Cala de la Rosa, resident of 89 Bacardi Ave.,
San Pedrito. Murders.
Private Jose Bravo Montalvo, a resident of 119 Comandante
Borrero, Asuncion Ward. Murders.
Private Aristonico Lopez Despaigne, resident of La Maya,
Private Antonio Borrero Silva, resident of 19 E St., Aguero
Murders, amongst them that of Ramiro Blanco Torres, jointly
Lieutenant Despaigne, likewise executed.
Tortures. Also the
torture and death of "Cuqui Bush", with Sargent Abreu.
Private Fidel Aragon, of 6th Street, Santa Barbara Ward.
Private Israel Arencibia, of 77 First St., Sorribas
Tortures. Murders. Amongst others, he ill treated and took
part in the
murders of Frank Pais and Jose Pujol.
National Police Officer Alcides Soler Fuste, of 159 8th St.,
Mariana de la Torre. Murders.
National Police Officer Orlando Ortiz Verdecia, of Marti an.
Calvario. Murders. Tortures. Amongst
others, that of
Sergio Marano Perez and Melquiades Maranon Perez, who were
their eye taken out, thrown on the Loma de la Cruz after
they had been
arrested -- also the murder of Conrado and Hernan Maranon
Marcelo Pacheco Perez, likewise tortured.
National Police Officer Ignacio Olea Cross, of Garzon and
Madre Vieja. Murders.
National Police Officer Federico Oliu Cordero, of Marti
between Calvario and reloj. Murders.
National Police Officer Domingo Olea Cross, of Garzon and
Madre Vieja. Murders
National Police Officer Arvelio Martin Cespedes, of 214 Rosa
La Bayamesa, Camaguey.
National Police Officer Manuel J. Gonzalez Guillot of 94
General Wood, Los Olmos. Murders.
Sailor Filiberto Torres Lopez, of 12 Emilio Bacardi,
Municipal Ward. Murders.
National Police Officer Francisco Alvarez Diaz, of 4 Fourth
Serribas. Tortures, amongst others, that of Andres
National Police Officer Pedro Castillo Ramirez, of 18 Tejado
National Police Officer Fernando Diaz Rodiles, of Carretera
and Los Pinos Ave. Tortures. Murders, Amongst
them, that of
Jose Grimon Driggs.
National Police Officer Angel Esteban Garay, of 112
Murders. Tortures. He took part amongst others,
of Angel Palacio Munoz, who diappeared. Also in the
Antonio Garcia Rosados, who was tortured.
All the foregoing belong to the Army, the Navy and the
Police of the overthrown tyranny.
The following Members of Masferrer's private militia were
They are guilty of belonging to said group of delinquents,
crime purposes, many of them taken out of prisons, remune
rated by the
above mentioned ex-Senator.
They coordinated a murder plan against citizens and the
elements, using the unlawful and inhuman methods of tortures
kinds, attacking the physical and moral integrity, threats,
exigencies and murders, all carried out with the cooperation
of the Armed Forces.
The persons executed for such deeds are:
General Palencia, of 103 Cespedes Ave., upper floor, Sueno
Armando Martinez Montero, of 501 Second St., Sueno Ward.
Angel Leiva, of 4 Celda, Flores Ward.
Juan Daunidot Bell, of 856 Jose A. Saco.
Aristides Lao, of Maribel Ward, Palma Soriano.
Pedro Rodriguez Perez, of La Maya, Oriente.
Antonio Morales Carrillo, Guard, Cementos Nacionales, Babun.
Pedro Olivera San Secret Police, Provincial Government
Benito Cortes Balnodado, Cuartel Moncada, La Ceiba Ward,
Antonio Reyter, of San Basilio and Corona, Boardinghouse.
Aristides Lopez Toledano, of San Mateo and Carniceria.
Alfredo Hill, of 2nd and G. Streets, Sueno Ward.
Raul Diaz Zamora, of Calvario and Santa Lucia
Jose Hernandez Morales, of Factoria and Maceo, El Platanal
Nicolas Novas, of Carretera de Bacardi, without number.
Ernesto Fernandez Valverde, of 2nd and G Sts. Sueno Ward.
Armando Plutin, of Calvario, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward.
Juan Gutierrez Garcia, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward
Antonio Ramirez Caballero, of Calvario and Santa Lucia,
Rafael Duarte Anaya, of Calvario and Santa Lucia, Diario
Celso Saavedra Pineda, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward.
Luis A. Portuendo Rodriguez, of Calvario and Santa Lucia,
Helicones Herrera Duque, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward.
Manuel Prat, of Calvario and Santa Lucia, Diario Libertad.
Evelio La Rosa Beltran, of Calvario and Santa Lucia, Diario
Benigno Torres del Toro, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward.
Emerico Chacon Santa Cruz, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward
Antonio Alvarez of Calvario and Santa Lucia, Diario
Eraclio Oduardo, of 2nd and G Sts., Sueno Ward
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