POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT OF FORMER CUBAN OFFICIALS IN AN INVASION OF HAITI

Created: 10/30/1964

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EXILE GROUP PLANNING AN INVASION OF HAITI, SAID THAT ROLANDO

(KaSFERRER. RO_JASj_ FORMER CUBAN SENATOR, HAS RECRUITED

MEN IN THE NEW YORK AREA WHO POSSESS ARMS AND EQUl PMENT. THESE

MEN HAVE LEFT FOR THE BAHAMAS, THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, AND PUERTO

RICO IN SMALL GROUPS. ACCORDING TO J HEY REFUSE TO USE MIAMI *

RANSIT POINT BECAUSE THE AMERICAN AUTHORITIES WOULD BE ABLE TO

SURVEIL THEIRFOR RELEASE

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to f| HE cuban exiles forming thehaiti consider themselves left out of things as far asare concerned. therefore, they feel theyprovide the means and the manner of ATTACK if they are

- to engagear against castro. in this regard,

that the exiles needed air support INa strong strike against castro. he SAID that they had

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support and other military equipment adequate FOR the struggle against castro. first, however, THE cubans HAD TO take HAITI. '

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ID THAT^HLIKED TnE PLAN, BUT HAD TO AVOID BEING DRAWN INTO IT BECAUSE OF POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS. J

BELIEVES THAT^^BwCULD HAVE DIFFICULTIES IN THE FUTURE IF IT COULD BE SHOWN THAT HE WASROUP OF CUBAN HEADED BY

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TOwas TO LEAVE SHORTLY FOR COLOMBIA,

VENEZUELA AND BRAZIL IN ORDER TO OBTAIN AID FROM HIS FRIENDS

IN THOSE COUNTRIES. AS OFCTOBER HE HAD LEFT FOR WASHINGTON

AND NEW YORK, AND WAS TO CONTINUE ON TO PUERTO RICO.

DISSEMi CINCLANT, CINCSO,USCG, BORDERND NS, FBI AND CUSTOMS,

L REQUIRES

TO SAG), X

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