14 .- Armed infiltration by Santa Cruz del Norte, organized in Miami
by Partido Unidad Nacional Democrática ( National Democratic Unity Party) , el Ejército
Nacional Cubano de Liberación, ( Cuban National Army of Freedom) and Directorio
Insurrectional Nacionalista , (Nationalist Insurrection Directory, DIN) and L Commands .
The group is formed by Gustavo Rodríguez Sosa and
Tomás Ramos Rodríguez , two infiltrated peoples who had orders of getting in touch with
military men, supposedly upset with the revolution and willing to carry out violent
actions. Weapons were occupied, a Gulf Fleet ID and two false of sport fishing, handed by
Rolando Nieves in Miami, alias "Patilla" .
Also they brought proclaims for FAR and MININT
(Cuban Armed Forces and Ministry of Interior ) by means of which they were invited to
integrate a so called Cuban Freedom Army (ELC) headed by Higinio Díaz Anne, before they
left they were handed money and propaganda.
17 - Infiltration produced by counter revolutionaries , Alexis Lázaro
Macías and Adalberto Ramos Monteagudo. The operation was organized in Miami by the
Nationalist Insurrection Directory (DIN) , headed by terrorist Hector Alfonso Ruiz .The
goals of infiltration were to commit sabotage in tourism stores to create the terror in
the foreign peoples and to spread counter revolutionary propaganda.
A raft was occupied to the infiltrates , used in
the operation , also two guns and a radio plant.
It was known that the swift craft used as a mother
ship , was given to them by individuals linked to drug dealers.
29.- armed infiltration , by a near place to Cárdenas city, at
Matanzas province , organized by L Commands , with the support of the National
Insurrection Directory, and Alpha 66. Eduardo Díaz Betancourt , Daniel Santovenia and
Pedro de la Caridad Alvarez Pedroso were arrested.
For that action, the infiltrate peoples received
training in one of the PUND camps , placed in the street 168, in Miami, where 50 or 60 men
were trained .
In the preparation of the action, there were
involved: Héctor Alfonso Ruiz, Luis Crespo del Vale , alias "El Manco" and
Reinaldo Domínguez Díaz, alias "El Barberito"
These infiltrates were moved to Cubans coasts in a
ship , commanded by Francisco Córdova Torna, alias "Panchito" . When they were
arrested , an AKM gun , a machine gun Luger, nine mm caliber and other means.
4 .- A group of Commands L , formed by Guilermo Casasus Toledo,
Alejandro Basilio Pérez, Jospe Eugenio Llameras and Anthony "Tony" Bryant ,
tried to attack goals situated in the coasts at the Havana province. When they discovered
the Cuban patrols, they moved towards near waters to Varadero beach , where the craft in
which they traveled , suffered mechanic damage. Later they were rescued by a North
American coast guard.
The North American authorities occupied the craft ,
weapons, maps and video cassettes which were filmed during the journey. After being
interrogated by FBI, they were set free.
A PUND operation failed to infiltrate with weapons to Jorge Rodríguez Macías , alias
"Tinguaro" who apparently seemed to faint when he was near Cuban territory.
Tinguaro pretended to put a bomb to the brewery "Manacas" which he tried to do
when he was in the mountains during the 60 at Las Villas.
The plan consisted Tinguaro to land alone in a
small raft , to put explosives and then to go away , for this he counted with a machine
gun type MINI -UZI , a gun , bullets and a bag for explosives.
The operation received the collaboration of
terrorist organization "Brothers to the Rescue" which informed him about the
craft location at the North American coast guard . During the course , Brothers to the
Rescue informed them that in their probable tour , there was only one way in the zone of
Salt Key, Bahamas.
7- Armed attack from the sea against Meliá Varadero hotel. The action
was organized by the counter revolutionary organization L Commands and in them
participated Guillermo Casasu Toledo, Miguel Hernández and Jesús Areces Bolívar
In that occasion, Tony Cuesta, main head of the
organization was interrogated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations about the use of
explosives. Also , they participants were interrogated , who later were released . L
Commands members under estimated any effective action of the FBI, over them, considering
the importance of the Cuban vote, in the election process in Florida.
19.- organized infiltration by PUND, in which counter revolutionary
elements were captured in Cuba, and other three in Bahamas. The Bahamian authorities
occupy weapons and explosives in Anguila Key, apparently destined to be introduced in
Gustavo David Torna Aguado, Miguel Angel Alfonso
González and Eduardo González Torres were arrested by Cuban forces at Carbó beach ,
The group was also formed by Rubén Darío López
Castro ( ex member of the infiltration team of CIA) Iván león Rijas and Jesús Morales
García who were arrested in Anguila Key by the Bahamian authorities.
The Bahamian authorities occupied to them , the
"Nautilus" a camp house , a pistol 45 with two chargers , a browning pistol with
a charger , three knives, gases , six smoke grenades, four hand grenades, 11 chargers of
AK-47 , a bag with detonating capsules , and other explosive devices , a machine gun Mack
10 Ingraham with silence , chargers and other means.
9.- FBI arrested Tony Bryant of L Commands, because of fire weapons
possession and violation of neutrality law, but finally he was released of charges.
. Five members were arrested by the coast guard services of PUND, on board the
"Angelina" craft with heavy guns ( 30 and 50 caliber ) 4 assault fusels, three
of them prepared to launch grenades and 10 000 projectiles , when they were leading to
The group was composed by Enrique Rabade , Pastor
Guzmán , Gelasio Laborio, Alias Santiago Burgos, Iván León Rojas and Oscar Pérez, who
in 1985 had been accused by illicit drogues possession.
2 .- The ship tank of Cyprus flag "Mikonos" was shot by a
machine gun , seven miles at the Northern province of Matanzas, when she was moving oil
towards the Carúpano port , in Las Tunas.
The action was carried out by the so called Secret
Armed Army , headed by the terrorist Reynaldo Aquit Manrique, alias "El Chino
Aquit" . Also Rigoberto Acosta, alias " the whip" , José Menéndez ,
Guilermo Casasus Toledo and Rafael Carrera Manso , who shot a machine gun caliber 50
against the craft. During the preparation , they received support of Eugenio Llameras
18.- A plan with registration N8447M , property of the terrorist
organization "Brothers to the Rescue" , violated the Cuban air space , at the
Northern Santa Cruz, and was chased by a plane of the air guard of Cuba.
21.- Member of the counter revolutionary organization Alpha 66 were
arrested by the custom service : Alfredo Bacallao, Juan José Ortega, Joel Cano Díaz,
Carlos hernández, René Herrera, Jesús Hoyos, Ramón Mena, Orlando Suárez and Elvis
Castellanos, when they were willing to travel to attack military goals in Cuba.
Four grenades were occupied ,4 assault fusels ,
semi automatic AR-15 a grenade launcher M 203 of 40 mms , a semi automatic fusel
"Barret" caliber 50 and three guns.
Andrés Nazario Sargen, main head of the
organization , publicly recognized that it was a military mission that it had been
preparing during some months.
Head leader of the organization "Brothers to the Rescue" , José Basulto León,
showed his concrete secret plans of a project of his to dynamite a tower of high tension
in the San Nicolás de Bari zone, at Havana province . Also he was planning to blow one of
its plains by the air corridor "Girón" in order to take photos of sensible
places , which could serve later to carry out actions against Cuba.
26.- A plan of the so called Secret Armed Army failed to attack a goal
in Cuba. They had foreseen to ask for support to the organization "Brothers to the
21 .- Judge Lawrence King , of Dade County under estimate the charges
against nine members of Alpha 66, arrested in May.
.- The Cuba-21 movement , with base in Puerto Rico , carries out contacts with
"Brothers to the Rescue" to spread propaganda near our coasts.
-- A member of PUND Iván León Rojas was sentenced to two years of conditional freedom by
the Dade judge, Lawrence King , meanwhile the rest , were absolved
.- José Basulto León, main head of "Brothers to the Rescue" , urged publicly
to the young Cuban men to attempt against the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro and give
solution by a violent way the problems of Cuba, besides he called the population to
"give the battle inside the territory" and ratified the disposition of its
organization to assume the "parallel risks " deriving from it" .
18.- The Mexican residing in USA , Mario García Rubalcaba was
arrested in Cuba, who had orientations of Alpha 66 to carry out terrorist actions . This
citizen had manifest intentions to attempt against the life of Commander in Chief , Fidel
In that same year 1993 , Luis Zúñiga Rey, member
of the terrorist organization , Cuban American National Foundation (FNCA) recruited in USA
the Cuban Olfiris Pérez Cabrera, to whom orientations were given to carry out poisoning
of cattle , vandal acts against foreign and tourism cars, sabotages against hotel
facilities , including the "Tropicana " cabaret , by which action he was offered
20 000 thousands USD. For such purposes , these devices were given from USA.
That same year , Alfredo Domingo Otero, also
executive of FNCA and Zúñiga himself , recruited in North American territory the Cuban
Ramón de la Caridad Inda Ramos , who received indications to set fire in sugar cane
fields and localize important economic goals , by mans of the use of "GPS" with
the purpose of commit sabotage.
From the beginnings of the year 1994.- The
FNCA executives , Alberto Hernández, Francisco José "Pepe" Hernández Calvo
and Roberto Martín Pérez Rodríguez organized an attempt plan against the Commander in
Chief, Fidel Castro, in occasion of his attendance to the IV Iberian American Summit of
Cartagenas de Indias.
In the mentioned plan, there were directly involved
, besides , Luis Posada Carriles , Ramón Orozco Crespo, Gaspar Jimenez Escobedo, Félix
Rodríguez Mendigutía and Raúl Villaverde Lamadrid .-
Some of the people of the plot traveled to
Cartagenas , rented an apartment in the proximity of the event site and could not act due
to the rigid measures of protection.
6.- North American Naval authorities arrested seven members of the
Alpha 66 organization , when they were willing to infiltrate a command of three men in
Cuba, headed by Rodolfo Frómeta Caballero.
According to the declarations of a FBI speaker ,
the group counted with a bunch of 50 weapons , including fusels, pistols, guns and 26
thousands munitions , besides some thousands dollars in cash.
25 .- A member of the terrorist organization Brothers to the Rescue,
and an information man of FBI, one of the crafts flew , near our country in order to
interfere the radio of the Cuban police.
By that time , the head leader , José Basulto
studied projects to launch guided balloons and small planes against public, military
centers . He was expecting to carry out tests in a first stage after sending explosive
devices . Also he was doing research to buy a plain model " Maule" ( it lands in
400 meters) , to move explosives and munitions to Cuba to hand them over to internal
counter revolutionary groups.
11.- An alpha 66 command launches from a quick craft , several squalls
with automatic weapons against the Guitart Hotel, at Cayo Coco, the fact was publicly
adjudicated to such organization.
2 .- Rodolfo Frómeta Caballero and Fausto Marimón were arrested ,
who had formed the terrorist organization F-4 Commands , when they were willing to buy war
devices , among them an anti air missile "Stinger" to a covered FBI agent.
8.- FBI effective dismantled a secret camp of the counter
revolutionary organization , Commands of Liberacion Unidos (United Freedom) , placed in
the 12035 North West of the 2 Street of Miami.
. Four planes of Brothers to the Rescue flew between Matanzas and Cabañas , near the
Cuban coasts . One of them , violated the air space at Northern Santa Fe, at Havana city,
in a piece of lands of 25 kms with a depth of 7 kms . On board , in one of the planes
,there was the head leader , José Basulto and the traitor Orestes Lorenzo.
4.- Infiltration by Palo Quemado, Caibarién , Villa Clara, occasion in which José
Benítez Menéndez del Valle and Irelio Barroso Medina landed, elements pertaining to the
so called Nationalist Insurrection Directory, of Héctor Alfonso Ruiz, and who also were
linked to the so called Secret Armed Army.
The goals of the infiltration were to carry out
sabotages in Santa Clara. Weapons of different types were occupied.
After their arrest, they expressed that due to
disagreements with Héctor Alfonso, they decided to constitute a cell called Patria y
Libertad ( Homeland and Freedom) composed by 5 members and they infiltrated to carry out
actions leading to the withdrawal of the Revolution. Menéndez del Vale recognized his
link to the FNCA and said he received training in a camp placed near the Everglades.
6.- Again an armed command of Alpha 66 , carried out 66 shots against
the Guitart Hotel at Cayo Coco.
15.- an armed group of PUND landed by a stone road at Caibarién-
Santa María key, at Villa Clara with lifting plans . the team was made by Lázaro
González Caraballo, Pedro Guizao Peña, Miguel Díaz Bouza, Jesús manuel Rojas Pineda ,
Armando Sosa Fortuny, Humberto Real Suárez and José Ramón Falcón Gómez , alias
The infiltrates were recruited by PUND between the
years of 1993 and 1994, with the goal of infiltrating in the national territory and
establish at the Escambray mountains.
At his arrival , Raul Suárez gave death to the
Cuban , Arcelio Rodríguez García. These terrorists were captured and a quick craft was
occupied to them without registration of 22 feet of length with two stationary engines ,
mark Chevrolet , a fusel Ar-15 , three fusels Chinese AK , an a P-38 pistol, a Russian
Makarov pistol and abundant park of weapons.
The head leader "Brothers to the Rescue" , José Basulto, affirmed
having started to train in one of his planes , to some members of the military and
professional organizations, for Democracy, with view to carry out a joint sabotage against
the oil refinery of Cienfuegos . Days after, FBI agents privately commented that Basulto
pretended to do a violent action against Cuba using a Tele guided weapon.
In this period, Basulto was marketing the buying of
a L-29 plane of Czech fabrication , Dolphin type, to go against Cuban military facilities.
.- In this month, the Head leader , Brother to the Rescue, José
Basulto , was planning to attempt against the life of the Commander in Chief , Fidel
Castro and other revolutionary leaders , in a public activity, using an anti personal
weapon, non specified , although ancient , it was considered effective, he also considered
to enter explosives and weapons in the Cuban territory.
After knowing the plans, officer of the FBI, Oscar
Montoto, manifested that it was necessary to know if it was a CIA's idea , and if it was
so, he had nothing to do and the custom service would do instead. He added that since it
was an weapon operation , to get these ones out of the North American territory , it was a
matter of that institution.
2 .- Arrested by FBI in Miami, Reynaldo Aquit Manrique, Miguel Angel
Suárez and Jorge Valdés , members of the so called Secret Armed Army, when they were
willing to set fire to warehouses of the Solidarity Alliance Organization of the Cuban
Workers (ATC) in Miami, where they stored donations of Pastors for Peace to send them to
11 .- Héctor de la Roque Ríos , Sara Meyelín Euwod Rodríguez ,
alias Mayitas and Guillermo Eugenio Barbón González , known by "El Guille",
PUND members of PUND after infiltrating near the Pioneers Camp "26 de Julio" in
To these Counter revolutionaries , a quick craft
type Formula was occupied, with stationary engine, a "Smith and Wesson" pistol
of 9 mms , a "Smith and Wesson " revolver , caliber 3, 57 mms, and munitions.
They argued that they were being sent by PUND to
develop armed actions , their true intentions was to come back and hand over to the
.The head leader of the terrorist organization,
"Brothers to the Rescue" , José Basulto, tried to promote the so called "
Operation or Concentration Plan ", by means of which he pretended to agglutinate the
terrorist organizations and introduce weapons and explosive in Cuba.
March .- the so called Cuban American National Foundation (FNCA)
orientated the study of the military objectives and the Cienfuegos refinery and the
thermal electric plant from Matanzas , also the study of the "Tropicana" cabaret
with view to the realization of violent actions.
2.- Terrorist infiltration by Puerto Padre, Las Tunas, organized by
FNCA , Santos Antonio Martínez and José Enrique Ramírez Oro, introduced 51 pounds of
C-4 explosives and devices to make explosive devices , such as 10 prepared watches ,
several meters of detonators.
The infiltration was organized with the old style
of CIA, consistent of the use of a mother ship , an inter middle craft and a rubber raft ,
with which they finally landed.
8. Exit of the filtration by the same zone of Puerto padre, of the
elements who entered on day 2 , for entering again on the 12, but this time with false
passport in a commercial flight by the Airport José Martí. In Cuba , they traveled by
several provinces to study the future sabotage targets. At Varadero beach , they placed a
bomb at the "Sol Palmera" hotel, which was deactivated. They were arrested on 19
During the interrogation , they informed they have
been trained by FNCA members , Guillermo Novo Sampol and Gaspar Jiménez Escobedo.
Information obtained, indicated that Roberto
Martín Pérez had four individuals who were preparing carefully to execute an attempt
against the Commander in Chief , Fidel Castro, during his visits to Uruguay and Argentina,
in such a way that FNCA was not publicly involved.
In the previous months to the V Iberian American
Summit, Martín Pérez and the also terrorists Gaspar Jiménez Escobedo and Eugenio
Llameras Rondón traveled to Argentine.
Elements obtained , reiterated the preparation for
an attempt plan pretending to be carried out during the Iberian American Summit of
Cartagenas de Indias and that could not concrete in that occasion, and that were
reactivated in view to the Non Aligned Movement Summit . In that opportunity there were
involved the same complot members of the original plan , except the terrorist Raul
Villaverde , who suffered an accident.
18. The murderer of Leonel Macías was set free in Miami by an Appeal
Immigration Board . Macías had given death on August 18 of the previous year of the
Revolutionary War Fleet, in an action to abandon the country.
From February of that same year 1995, an
immigration judge had given a political asylum , after a federal research about the
circumstances of his escape and the Cuban accusations about the murder.
20.- Again the "Guitart Hotel" was attacked , in Ciego de
Avila, from a quick craft .
12 .-Three members of PUND were arrested by FBI officers when they
were going to infiltrate to Cuba, taking advantage of a fleet arriving to the proximity of
Cuba the next day. After being questioned in Homestead, they were released . Weapons were
occupied and explosives.
The so called "fleet" formed by several
naval and air means , coming from Florida, violated the Cuban and air space. The vessels
were detained by the Cuban Coast Guards , meanwhile the planes flew over the Havana
littoral , spreading Anti Cuban propaganda of Brothers to the Rescue.
The main organizer of this provocation was Ramón
Saúl Sánchez Rizo, of the Democracy Movement. Also José Baslto León and Billy Schulz
and the Miami Commissioner , Pedro Reboredo.
Planes which violated the Cuban air space were the
N 2506 type, crewed by Basulto, Guillermo Lares and a journalist of Channel 4, From the
plane , images were taken of the Havana city, meanwhile the other plane , with
registration N- 320ls was crewed by Billy Schulz, Cary Roque and Mario de la Peña
September 2.- A fleet, organized by Ramón Saúl ,
sails again , but it fails when the craft sank
16.- Members of the terrorist organization with plans to infiltrate in
Cuba, arrested by FBI.
29.- Two Cubans were freed who were
arrested for having stolen a craft in the Havana port.
12 .- the emigrate, Cecilio Reynoso is detained with 900 grams of C-4
explosives and electric devices of detonation.
13.- Planes of " Brothers to the Rescue" again violate the
Cuban air space.
18.- Federal authorities withdraw charges against the arrested on
23.- A group is arrested by the USA custom , guiding themselves with
weapons to Cuba. They were freed that same day , without bail.
February 11.- A PUND team is intercepted by Coast
Guards who had received instructions to shoot against hotel facilities.
24.- Withdrawal of the two plains of Brothers to the Rescue when they
violated again the Cuban air space.
7.- Commands F-4 starts a campaign in favor of the liberation of the
terrorists jailed in USA
A bomb is thrown at the Basque Center of Miami, where the Cuban Vedette Rosita Fornés was
going to act .
1.- A bomb is thrown in localities of the travel agency to Cuba.
21.- The North American terrorist Walter Van Der Veer is arrested
16 .- Armed infiltration by Punta Alegre , Ciego de Avila
A terrorist plan existence by means of which , they would use air guided devices to
throw them loaded with explosives against goals in Cuba.
21.- A plane owned by the North American State Department spreads a
substance with Trip Palmi Karny plague at Matanzas province.
December.- North American authorities intercept an
armed group when it was willing to realize an operation against Cuba.
12 .- An explosion of middle intensity at the " Aché"
discotheque of the Meliá Cohiba hotel.
30.- Another explosive device is deactivated on the 15 floor of the
Meliá Cohiba Hotel.
24.- A strong explosion is felt at the Cubanacán offices in Mexico.
12.- Two devices exploit at the National and Capri hotels in Havana
3.-- A small explosion in the Havanatur company is felt in Nassau
4.- Explosion of a bomb in the lobby of the Meliá Cohiba Hotel.
11.- the FNCA publishes in the Miami press a declaration of support to
the terrorist actions who were occurring in Cuba.
A small potent explosion in the "Sol Palmeras" hotel of Varadero beach
Detonations in the "Tritón", "Copacabana" and "Chateau
Miramar" were heard. The author was arrested the same day.
October 19.- A
explosive device is discovered in a Transtur micro bus.
1997.- Luis Posada Carriles with FNCA executives organized an attempt
plan against the Commander in Chief , Fidel Castro, to be carried out during the VII
Iberian American Summit in the island of Margarita.
October 30.- An explosive
device is found under a selling kiosk in the "José Martí" International
4.- Two citizens from Guatemala are arrested who were willing to place
four explosive devices.
20.- The gangster element is arrested and he is engaged to one of the
female arrested on day 4, also participant in the action plans.
5.- Armed infiltration by the Northern part of Matanzas
16.- Armed infiltration near Santa Lucía , Pinar del Río.
August.- Before the announced visit of the Cuban
president Fidel Castro to the Dominican Republic, plans are organized to attempt against
10.- The Salvadoran terrorist is arrested at the "José
Martí" International Airport, José Martí with plastic explosives.
17.- Four Panamanian terrorist are jailed who were preparing an
attempt against the Commander in Chief, Fidel Castro.