EXCERPT - INFO CONCERNING MILITARY OFFICER'S INVOLVEMENT IN DEATH SQUAD ACTIVIT

Created: 3/10/1984

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. SUBJECT INFORMED *HB THAT HE WANTED TO DISCUSS INFO HE HAD CONCERNING MILITARY OFFICER'S INVOLVEMENT IN DEATH SQUaD ACTIVITIES. SIJECT CUIMS FIRSTHAND KNOWLEDGE OF FAST DEATH SQUAD OPERATIONS THROUGH HIS CONTACTS WITH MILITARY OFFICERS THAT HE TREATED WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY. HE ALSO ALLEGES THAT HE WAS ORDERED TO STANDBY Or SEVERAL OCCASIONS AS MEDICAL OFFICER FOR DEATH SQUaDHIT TEAMS WHILE OPERATIONS WERE BEING CONDUCTED. SUBJECT TOLDTHAT HE STILL MAINTAINS CLOSE. PERSONAL CONTACT THROUGH HIS MEDICAL PROACTICE WITH MANY OF THE MILITARY OFFICERS

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THAT HE previously TREATED. THE LIST OF CONTACTS includes ALL OF the ranking AND NANy OF THE junior officers IN THE ARMED FORCES. IN addition. subject SIaD THAT IN THE PAST he HAD TREATED CAPTAINembers OF THE AVILA FAMILY. HANS< (CHRIST JI AND HIS FAMILY MEMBERS. AS WELL AS other WEALTHY SaLVaDORaNS.

MOST recent INTEREST IS subject'S info ON COL. aLVakiz ffBJBRBBBBBR-BBVBlBBB subject told BJBJBJp* i

santivanez was former head of ansesal (salvadoran intelligencend that robertoas his executive officer, after the coupantizanez and d'aubuisson stole ansesal files for use in organizing d'abuisson's antj-subersive campaign, they later becbuitedibr ian and captaino carry out death squadayment plan (later dubbedas developed at this time.whereby officer would keep track of the subersives killed during the month and d'abuisson would pay, by the head. accrding to the following schedule.0 coloneslolones: priestolones. according to subject. santivanez was also connected to the individuals involved in the slaying ofollowing the killing of romero, santivanez was allegedly givenornet rifle used in the murder for disposal.

reports that santivanez was appointedconsul in new orleans in3 and thatbackground is panamanian, although he and his wife abe

both Salvador

subject reported detailed inf" ic fffbsv re ihe sheraton murder case. there were no new facts revealed. although subject cuims that aviu told him personally that he had planned and organized the murder. it isowever. that subject was in position to gather very sensitive facts about this case as his into tracks with what station already knows.

in adoiton to above. subject reported sketchy info

about air force CAPTAIN robertollegedly the most active and most dangerous militaby officer involved in death squad activity. SUBJECT SAID THAT leiva also flies indivdualsinto. USING planes owned ITang and other HEALTH SALVADOraNS. subject also reportedt. col. p THE hacienda police WAS IN charge of terrorist TYPE ACTIVITIES handled by THAT service. he said THAT majano HAD recently returned from overseas assignment to paraguay. additionally. subject identified dr. (hajor) osa as other doctor often called upon to standby for medical

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ASSISTANCE DURING PARTICULARLY DIFFICULT DEATH SQUARD OPERAI IONS.

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WILL INC Tl ANSWER ESTIOSS ON ANY SUBJECT. ACCORDINGUBJECT HAS ALMOST PHOTOGRAPHIC RECALL AND CITIES DATES. NAMES AND PLACES OF EVENTS THAT HAPPENED SEVERAL YEARS AGO. SUBJECT MENS MOTIVATEDESIRE TO END POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN EL SALVADOR. ALTHOGH HE MENTIONED TC <JJBjBjBB>rHAT HE HAS HAVING FINANClAlBECAUSE OF THE TOUGH ECONOMIC TIME.

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