POSTPONEMENT OF INVASION OF HAITI UNTIL AFTER ELECTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES

Created: 10/26/1964

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HO HAD JUST ARRIVED FROM NEWEOMBINED GROUP OF EXILES WHICH INCLUDED "THE YOUNG HAITIANS/ND "COMBAT." DURIN3 THE MEETING IT WAS NOTED THAT ASSISTANCE ,FROM GROUPS

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POSITIVELY, THEIR ASSISTANCE WOULD BE CONSIDERED.

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TO MAKE IMMEDIATE CONTACT WITH CUBAN GROUPS WHO HAVE OFFERED ASSISTANCE, AND TO MOBILIZE THE PEOPLE HE HAS IN NASSAU.

HAT ONE SHIPMENT OF ARMS HADIN THE MIAMI AREA AND THAT HE HAD OTHER ARMS AVAILASLE IN

PUBLIC. TO THE

DOMINICANlHJ IQ OCT TO PAVE THE WAY FOR THE EXILES' ARRIVAL FROM'CT.

WAS AGREED THAT THl COMMANDING OFFICER OF EACH OFWOULDAITIAN NAME BUT IN FACT WOULD BEOVERALL MILITARY CHIEF WOULD ALSOUBAI^. NONE OFGROUPS IS TO HAVE THE ENTIRE PLAN.

THE GROUP IS NOTMERICAN AND DOCS NOT WANT TO CAUSE ANY TROUBLE WITHif/.ITED STATES. HOWEVER, BECAUSE THE UNITED STATES IS NOT BACKING TH? iF.Ol'P, OR ASSISTING IN ANY WAY, THERE IS SOME FEAR THAT TKE LMTED STATES MAY TRY TO STOP THE OPERATJON* 5. ONECO-'O MEETING WAS HELD AT THE HOME OF

CLEAR TO ALLESENT, MID ESPECIALLYHAT THE

NEW YORK GROUP VA7JLD HOT PERMIT MASFERRER TO BE IN THE CHAIN OF COMMAND. MASFERRER'S PEOPLE WOULD JUST BE ANOTHER PART OF THE OVERALL GROUP.

' - THAI EVERYTHING HAS BEEN COMPARTMCNTED. THEREEPARATE CROUP EATH "OR MARITIME, WEAPONS, TRAINING,

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LOGISTICS, AND PERSONNEL, NONE OF WrilCH GROUPS COORDINATES WITH AMI OTHER. THEATIOK IS HANDLED BY THE JOINT LEADERSHIP IN NEW YORK.

HAT BETWEEN MIAMI AND THE DOMINICANARE ENOUGHi HANDEN. THECALIBCR MACHINE GUNS, 3ARAND RIFLES,

ARBINES,OUNDS, AND ONEM MORTAR WITHOUNDS OF AMMUNITICN. ONLY TWO OR THREE PEOPLE KNOW THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE WEAPONS.

HE WAS LEAVING FOR NEW YORK ONCTRETURN ON ABOUTCT. WHEN QUESTIONED AS TO THETABLECT, | IK THE LIGHT OFEVENTS MO THE UNITED STATES ELECTIONS,TAKE PLACE" UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTIONS, AT WHICH TIME ASCHEDULE WILL BE MADE.

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ARRIVED IN THE MIAMI AREA. NOW THAT THE PLAN IS SUSPENDED UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTIONS, IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT NO MORE MEN WILL BE SENT TO MIAMI.)

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