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Burial Plans for Cuban Rafter
by MRD

[Miami-Dade County, Florida]

DATE: March 2, 1995
DETECTIVE: Luis Rodriguez
TELEPHONE: [deleted]

The following information has been received by this office:

On This instant date, Arturo Evelio Cepero, head of the Cuban exile organization COMANDOS MARTIANOS  MRD, announced funeral and burial plans for Cuban rafter Aurelio Cartaya.
According to Cepero, a large number of Cuban exile activist organization members have been invited to attend these activities in an act of solidarity with those Cuban detainees held at Guantanamo Naval Base Refugee camps.

A viewing will be conducted at Funeraria Nacional, located at 151 N.W. 37 Avenue, Miami, on Friday, March 3, 1995, between the hours of 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM.  Interment will take place at 10:00 AM, on Saturday, March 4, 1994, at Graceland Memorial Park, located at 4580 S.W. 8 Street, Coral Gables.

The number of participants attending this event cannot be determined at present time.  City of Miami Police Department will not provide security at either one of the listed locations.

Mr. Cepero can be contacted at telephone numbers (305) 994-0449 and (305) 559-0405.

Members of the Criminal Intelligence Bureau, Intelligence Section, will monitor the event and will disseminate additional information as it become available.

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