NEGOTATIONS BETWEEN LUDWIG STARKE, RIGHT-WING EXTREMIST IN COSTA RICA, AND ROLA

Created: 3/1/1968

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INFORM^tTION REPO

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S"eht-wing extremist who isleaser or the security forces of tho Novlmlento Costs RicaLibrenti-Communist businessmen's groupTTfadormedof tho National Liberation Partyhat he1was making plans and seekingor a. possible move against the Costa_Rican Government Id the event that it should appearin danger of passing Into the bands of leftists. To that end Starke waswith sympathetic groups outside of Costs Rice.. Be ws in Indirect contact with Rolandouban exile Involved In plotting, agalna*'the Governments of Haiti

A high-level member of the National Liberation Party :'fpLN)'i has access to and tho confidence of top leaders of his part] Hie strong Identification with thend the knowledge thi his reporting will. official circles probably caui hln to present his reporting to the best advantage of the PI lie has submitted reliable ioformatlon during the past year, he has been known to withhold pertinent information. He re< the information from Daniel

gha Cuba/ exile in Costa Rica, who was inriest associated

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Uelo, whoa he had known for some time, in an effort to lear more about the negotiations between Starke andhich Helo had been acting as an intermediary. nolo said that the objective of the negotiations was to worklan whereby HA^tlaff Cuban exiles, with Starke's

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Inforsed Odubertbet be was planning toYork City onebruary, ostensiblyisito( bitotevw,,iM true purpose oi his visit is to talkf*rrer snd father Diego Manuel Ablllo adrigal Alvarez, th* prlsst who bas represented Hasferrer idegotiations, through Melo, vltb Starke. Melo has been cocuissloned by Storks to ascertain to* quantity sad source of atms tost the Masferror group sill sake available to Starke If the group succeeds Id overthrowing Duvalt*r. Halo also Is to find cut what othsr assistance tbe Hasferrer group will provide to Starke, hov tany Haitian and Cuban exiles Masierrer sill send to Costa Rice, and wben tbey will arrive.

4. Melo saidosta Rlcan visa already bas been obtained fora Haitie.Tr, who willthe first of the group'nd Cubaw exiles to come to Costa Ilea to set up their stagisg area. Moringlene's visa obtained by Starke through Boorig^-ffraaT-fgnM ila. who was tho chief olork Ta'yor) of the

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Field Dissem:

o. (Field Coonent: yelo has the reputation locally of being an inveterate intriguerraggart. Therefore, his voracity is open to question. It le possible that thebe has given to Oduber is to sooe extent exaggerated or distorted, it is'also poaaible that Starke will find Melo toess than trustworthy internediary.)

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