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Movimiento Revolucionario 30 de Noviembre
30 November Revolutionary Movement

[REF: Cuban Counter Revolutionary Handbook 10 October 1962 by the CIA.
FBI HQ  file number  109-584-3387; NARA RIF Number  124-10279-10032]

[NOTE: The copies  were very hard to transcribe because of  poor photo reproduction. At points where the words were unreadable, three dots (...) were inserted to indicate a missing word or words. Words in brackets are not contained in the original.  FURTHER NOTE: Please consider the date, 10 Oct. 1962, when evaluating the organizations.]


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COUNTER REVOLUTIONARY HANDBOOK
LEADING ORGANIZATION

II.  IDENTIFYING DATA

A.    Common Title or Abbreviation:  30 Novů MRTN, M-30-11
B.    Title:  Movimiento Revolucionario 30 de Noviembre
                30 November Revolutionary Movement
C.  Affiliation with Other Groups:  Pre-invasion, appeared as MRP labor affiliate.  Now under CRC. June 1962 Havana Pact (JNR) with Rescate, MDC, UR.
D.  Political Alignment and Basic Principles:  Heavily weighted labor membership, with socialistic leanings toward nationalization of industries.  Factionalism exemplified by March 1962 splinter withdrawal from CRC, and by September 1962 declaration of intent by 16 "ex-leaders" to follow Manolo Ray.  Military action, supported by U. S., to overthrow Castro, return to democratic system under 1940 constitution, followed by earliest feasible election; total opposition to communism in the Hemisphere.

E.    Leading Personalities:  In U. S.:  Jesus FERNANDEZ Hernandez; Oswaldo BETANCOURT Collazo; Orlando RODRIGUEZ Perez; Carlos  RODRIGUEZ Quesada (leader of March 1962 anti-Miro faction); Jose GOMEZ Cabezas (among September 1962 followers of Manolo Ray).  In Cuba:  David SALVADOR Manso (original head; now in prison); Jose Enrique NUNEZ (National Coordinator prior to 30 Aug  G-2 roll-up:  current status unknown).

I.    HISTORY
A.    Date and Place of Origin:  Prior September 1960, Cuba
B.    Principal Activities to Date:  Apparently outgrowth of "Labor Unity" allied with Castro in 1958 Caracas Pact.  Named in honor of 30 November 1956 uprising led by Frank PAIS in Santiago de Cuba. Turned against Castro May 1960 when SALVADOR was replaced as CTC Secretary-General by a Communist.  Across-the-board anti-Castro activities inside Cuba:  guerrilla, sabotage, propaganda, informal escape routes, etc.

II.    CURRENT STATUS
A.    Estimated Membership:  Cuba 500 U. S. 300 ELSEWHERE Unknown
B.    Current Activities:  Involved in planning unified "uprising" 29 August 1962, and consequent mass arrests; effects not yet assessed.  Prior to that, making apparently sincere effort to unify with other groups inside (JNR); low-key propaganda by cells of 3-10 people; some strength in each province, but G-2 taking steady toll.  Outside Cuba, propaganda by pamphlets, overt radio, and labor locals; securing visa waivers.  Effect of Manolo Ray's JURE pull yet to be assessed.
C.    Support Facilities:  Diplomatic couriers, occasional exfiltration in "pirate" fishing craft.  Financial support through CRC; otherwise not well financed; some attempts to sell bonds.

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