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.]
PART II: SECONDARY
Common Title: Montecristi
Title: Agrupacion Montecristi (AM)
Political: Leftist oriented. Basic principles
those of CRC except Montecristi believes in more radical
reform. Was once part of FRD; is a member of the CRC;
affiliated with Asamblea Representativa de la Union
Libertadora (A. R.
Leading Personalities: Justo CARRILLO Hernandez,
General Coordinator until Sept. 1962 (resigned to work with
for Progress); Francisco CARRILLO Masvidal; Marcos A.
del Cerro; Guadencio CASTRO; Captain Leslie NOBREGAS Heria;
Eric AGUERO; Dr. Andres SUAREZ; Eduardo MAYEA Aroca; Jose M.
Originally composed of professional people including
of medical profession and bankers. First Activity
unsuccessful 1956 anti-Batista coup-d'etat led by Justo
Col. Ramon BARQUIN. Allied with Castro in Caracas Pact
1958. Members held important government jobs in early
but resigned or were relieved over Communism issue. In
1960, Justo CARRILLO came to U. S. Until November 1961,
transporting ammunition, arms and other materials to Cuba by
boat. Since then involved principally in
propaganda activity. During early 1961 Montecristi in
headed by "TITO" HERMINDA until his arrest in
functioned well until Playa Giron, at which time some
went into hiding while others were jailed or executed.
III. CURRENT STATUS
Estimated membership in the U. S. is 700 of which 500-600
are in the
Miami area; in other Latin American countries about 200 with
of 200 inside Cuba. In April 1962 AM participated in
intrusion operation in Havana area involving the PT boat,
ANN. In August 1962, 4 members of the AM (led by
NOBREGAS) assisted 16 DRE individuals in the raid on the
de Horneda," Havana. Has received monthly financial
CRC since September 1961. Has three boats. Justo
and other individuals now are interested in Manolo RAY's new
AM not participating as organization.
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