Democratico Martiano MDM
Movement (also Frente Democratico Martiano)
Cuban Counter Revolutionary Handbook 10 October 1962 by
FBI HQ file
number 109-584-3387; NARA RIF Number
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poor photo reproduction. At points where the words were
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consider the date,
10 Oct. 1962, when evaluating the organizations.]
PART II: SECONDARY
Common Title: M. D. M.
Title: Movimiento Democratico Martiano
Democratic Movement (also Frente Democratico Martiano)
Integral member of Unidad Revolucionaria (UR). Basic
not available, but adhere to those of U. R., q. v. In
the principles of Jose Marti which form the basis of a
system of government for Cuba.
Leading Personalities: In U. S.: Oscar Juan
Manuel CALVO; Tomas ARENCIBIA; Tomas PRIETO Raton; Reynaldo
Linas; Manolo NOVAL; Manolo BARREIRA; Jesus GUERRA
GONZALEZ Hernandez; Sonia RODRIGUEZ del Rey; Victor
Ramon GONZALEZ; Rafael LUBIAN Arias; Enrique L. SANCHEZ
In Cuba: Manolito ARIAS; Capt. Bernardo CORRALES, executed
Jan 62; Raul
BARROS Rodriguez, arrested.
Organized in Havana, May 1959 by anti-Castro elements which
former members of pre-Revolutionary armed forces.
Ramon GONZALEZ, who fled Cuba and was replaced by Capt.
CORRALES, captured and executed in January 1962. A
Capt. named BERMUDEZ, who "rose in rebellion" with the MDM,
most of the leadership and many members of MDM. Following
MDM was disorganized by arrests and executions, but claims
still exists and operates in Cuba today.
III. CURRENT STATUS
Current Natl. Coord. Of MDM in Cuba is Manolito ARIAS.
1962 DUARTE, Coord. for Security in Havana for MDM and FOAC,
the U. S. to obtain military material for resistance
inside. He stated MDM is currently active inside, that
some weapons, assists families of imprisoned members,
intelligence on members of G-2 and Soviet troop and ship
movements. DUARTE now General Coordinator in exile.
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