Revolucionario 30 de Noviembre
Cuban Counter Revolutionary Handbook 10 October 1962 by
FBI HQ file
number 109-584-3387; NARA RIF Number
[NOTE: The copies were very hard to transcribe
poor photo reproduction. At points where the words were
(...) were inserted to indicate a missing word or words.
brackets are not contained in the original. FURTHER
consider the date,
10 Oct. 1962, when evaluating the organizations.]
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,
MRP labor affiliate. Now under CRC. June 1962 Havana
with Rescate, MDC, UR.
D. Political Alignment and Basic Principles:
weighted labor membership, with socialistic leanings toward
nationalization of industries. Factionalism
exemplified by March
1962 splinter withdrawal from CRC, and by September 1962
intent by 16 "ex-leaders" to follow Manolo Ray.
supported by U. S., to overthrow Castro, return to
under 1940 constitution, followed by earliest feasible
opposition to communism in the Hemisphere.
E. Leading Personalities: In U.
FERNANDEZ Hernandez; Oswaldo BETANCOURT Collazo; Orlando
Perez; Carlos RODRIGUEZ Quesada (leader of March 1962
faction); Jose GOMEZ Cabezas (among September 1962 followers
Ray). In Cuba: David SALVADOR Manso (original
head; now in
prison); Jose Enrique NUNEZ (National Coordinator prior to
G-2 roll-up: current status unknown).
A. Date and Place of Origin: Prior
September 1960, Cuba
B. Principal Activities to Date:
outgrowth of "Labor Unity" allied with Castro in 1958
Pact. Named in honor of 30 November 1956 uprising led
PAIS in Santiago de Cuba. Turned against Castro May 1960
was replaced as CTC Secretary-General by a Communist.
Across-the-board anti-Castro activities inside Cuba:
sabotage, propaganda, informal escape routes, etc.
A. Estimated Membership: Cuba 500 U.
S. 300 ELSEWHERE Unknown
B. Current Activities: Involved in
unified "uprising" 29 August 1962, and consequent mass
not yet assessed. Prior to that, making apparently
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
toll. Outside Cuba, propaganda by pamphlets, overt
labor locals; securing visa waivers. Effect of Manolo
pull yet to be assessed.
C. Support Facilities: Diplomatic
occasional exfiltration in "pirate" fishing craft.
support through CRC; otherwise not well financed; some
attempts to sell
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