Students Revolutionary Directorate
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.]
I. IDENTIFYING DATA
A Common Title or
Abbreviation: D. R. E.
B. Title: Directorio
C. Affiliation with Other
Groups: Left CRC Mar 1962; formerly part of MRR.
D. Political Alignment and Basic
Principles: Apolitical student organization;
strong Catholic background; dedicated to overthrow of
government; for political, cultural, educational freedom and
establishment of a strong national student union.
E. Leading Personalities: In
: Luis FERNANDEZ-ROCHA Rodriguez, Sec Gen; Juan Manuel
Roque; Pedro YNTERIAN Garcia; General FATJO Miyares; Luis
Bernabe PENA; Isidro BORJA; Elio MAS Hernandez; Ernesto
Travieso. In Cuba; Alberto MULLER Quintana, Orig. Sec
prison; Antonio GARCIA-CREWS, in prison; Miguel GARCIA
prison; Hans HENGLER, in prison; Ricardo MENENDEZ, in
QUINTAIROS Santiso, Gen Coord.; Julio Cesar HERNANDEZ Rojo,
Oct. 1962; Antonio CENTURION; Lester GARCIA Rosales, Civil
Juan PEREIRA Varela, killed.
A. Date and Place of Origin: 12
Sept. 1960. U. S.
B. Principal Activities to
Sabotage, TV intrusion operations; participated in April
with numerous arrests and executions; mid 1961 propaganda
which saved the lives of Alberto MULLER and Miguel GARCIA;
newspaper TRINCHERA; Infiltration operations; raid on Habana
III. CURRENT STATUS
A. Estimated Membership: Cuba
2,500 U. S. 500 ELSEWHERE 150
B. Current Activities:
DRE in Cuba with better compartmentation; no further MRR
due to MRR penetration and numerous DRE arrests mid-1962;
campaigns in US and Latin America against Communist Cuba
of radio broadcasts, newspaper insertions, ad hoc
leaflet and pamphlet distribution; anti-communist political
Latin American Universities and at international youth
SALVAT issued statement Sept. 1962 that DRE would "attack
vessels seen in Cuban territorial waters" and warned of
C. Support Facilities: Claim
committees in Cub with safe housing and transportation;
via courier and diplomatic pouch; open code, telephone and
telegraph. Financial support from CRC; political and
activities have received clandestine U. S. support, but DRE
resists U. S. sponsors and control because of disagreement
with U. S.
policy against activist operations.
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