Anti-Castro Guerrillas 
(1965-1974)

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Vicente Mendez Vicente Mendez

 
 
Vicente Mendez and his guerrillas headed for Cuba.

 
 
Rafael A. Peña
Francisco Estevez

 
 

Tony Cuesta

 
 
Felipe Rivero and Huber Matos assist Dr. Orlando Bosch

FBI Report on Santiago Alvarez, Feb. 10, 1966
Declaracion de Francisco Cid Crespo a Seguridad de Estado, nov. 7, 1969
Bombings Miami, New York City, Los Angeles, 1968
South Florida bombings 1968-1972
Air Canada Miami Beach Office Bombing Oct. 18, 1968

Bacardi accused of campaign to oust Castro
 

1965
Las Confesiones de Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo
Anti-Castro Group Says It Is Ending Raid Tactics
Arsenal Intended for Anti-Castroites Seized in Brooklyn
Castro Reports Coast Attacked
Cuba Confirms Air Raid but Denies It Succeeded
Two Cuban Refugees Held as Extorters
Waterfront of Havana Strafed; Miami Exiles Say They Did It
Cuban Group Here Trains Riflemen
Cuban said U.S. Knew of Counterfeiting Plan
Cuban Sugar Mill Bombed, Exile Group's Aide Says
 

1966
2 Charged In Plot on Castro's Life [Rolando Cubela, Ramon Guin, Odon Alvarez de la Campa, Jose Luis Gonzalez Gallareta] (Louisville Courier Journal, March 6, 1966)
Cuban Exiles Change Tactics Against Fidel
Cuban Exiles Hope for Island Uprising
Cuban Rebels Lose Zest For Cause
Cuban Refugee Is Seized
Exile Units Claim Raid On Cuba
'Exiles' Mission: Kill Castro
Cigar Box Bomb Attached to Ship
Marchers Urge Release of Exile
Militant Cuban Exiles Issue Call For New Invasion
Raider drops Bomb near Cuban Port, Radio Says
3 U.S. Cutters Intercept Anti-Castro Raiders at Sea
3,000 Angry Cuban Exiles Besiege Playboy Club
U.S. Jury Acquits Four Foes of Castro
Exiles Protest Bombing Arrest
How 'Ghost' Ships Terrorize Cuban Fishing Fleet
 

1967
Trio nabbed in a plane with bombs (Miami News, Jan. 16, 1967)
Munitions case hearing today (Miami Herald, Jan. 17, 1967)
Castro Boat Damaged in Sea Battle, Exiles Claim (Miami News, Jan. 26, 1967)
FBI Prohibe Salir de EU (El Diario-La Prensa, April 10, 1967)
Prohiben Salir de EU a Lideres del Exilio Cubano (El Tiempo, April 10, 1967, 2)
Exile Office is Bombed Here as Cubans Walk Off Jobs (Miami News, May 23, 1967)
Few Tools, Loads of Nerve Help Him Deactivate Bomb (Miami Herald, May 27, 1967) [Torch of Friendship]
Kill-Castro Plot Barred in Havana (Miami Herald, Aug. 7, 1967)
Havana Displays 6 Prisoners; Says they are CIA agents (New York Times, Aug. 7, 1967)
3,000 Cubans March in D.C., Honor Bolivar (Washington Star, Sept. 2, 1967)
Incidente en una Asamblea Cubana (Patria, Oct. 13, 1967)
La Interrupcion de un Acto: "Los Muertos Merecen el Respeto de los Vivos" (El Tiempo, Oct. 1967)
 

1968
Bomb Rocks Mexico Tourism Office Here
Bomb tears apart Cuba Supermarket here
Bomb Try Fizzles
Blasted Freighter off Puerto Rico, Cuban Power Says
Bomb Blasts Airlines Office
Blast Rips Plane Here; Cargo Bound for Cuba
Consul's Auto Bombed Here
Cuban Exiles Living with Reign of Terror
Cuban Power Group Bombs Three Firms
'Cuban Power' is war cry of Exile terror group
Exile Terrorist Bombers: Who are they?
Exiles claim they shelled Polish ship
Exiles in Gunboat Get Date in Court
Next time it could be murder
Orlando Bosch’s terrorist curriculum vitae
Second Bombing Try Fizzles at Spanish Tour Office
Two Cuban Exiles Charged in Explosives Raid Here
Two Bombs found on Refugee
Explosion Rips Yard of Exile Boatbuilder
FBI Probes Bombing of Plane
Fidel Bares Sabotage
Forty Bombings This Year
Grim Score: 70 Bombings in 12 Years
I'm very Happy about it
 

1969
Alianza Nacionalista Anuncia Planes Contra Rojos (El Tiempo, abril 28, 1969, 8
Capture Of Exile Confirmed [Angel Luis Castillo] (Miami Herald, July 14, 1969)
Exiles Claim Commandos Landed In Oriente, Fought Castro's Troops (Miami Herald, Oct. 1, 1969)
Coraje No es Fechoria: Henry Agueros (El Tiempo, Aug. 6, 1969)
La Mentira Bota Periodistas Cubanos (Vanguardia, Sept. 20, 1969)
State of Florida vs William Salon and Thomas R. Llerena (Nov. 30, 1969)
Cuba Executes 4 Sent on Sabotage Mission (Miami Herald, Dec. 8, 1969)
Constituida en Miami la "Junta de Unificacion de las Organizaciones Cubanas Anticastristas" (El Tiempo, Dec. 10, 1969)
Fidel: We Will Kill Saboteurs (Miami Herald, Dec. 22, 1969)
Se Unen en Miami Varias Organizaciones del Exilio (Vanguardia, Dic. 24, 1969)
De Todo... y de todos (Vanguardia, Dec. 24, 1969, 16)
 

1970
Reported Plan to Hijack Soviet Oil Tanker (January 20, 1970)
Cosas De Estos Dias (El Tiempo, Jan. 22, 1970)
El Homenaje Que Pudo Ser (El Tiempo, Jan. 28, 1970)
ASI Ratifico en Miami su Linea de Combate por Liberacion Cubana (El Tiempo, Feb. 8, 1970)
¿Quien son los Culpables? (Vanguardia, Feb. 14, 1970)
Los Tejados de Vidrio (El Tiempo, Abril 6, 1970)
Exiles Repeat Battle Pledge (Aug. 24, 1970)
 

1971
Exiles say they strafed Cuban town (Miami Herald, October 15, 1971)
Accused of Gun-running, 5 let off with Probation (Miami Herald, October 20, 1971)
Cuban Boat Fires on, Rams Miami Ship, Captain Radios (Miami Herald, Dec. 16, 1971)
Castro Calls Attack Reprisal for Raids By Exiles on Cuba (Miami Herald, Dec. 17, 1971)
Ataque a Boca de Samá: una invasión frustrada (Granma, Oct. 12, 2015)
 

1972
Periodistas Cubanos Formulan Exhortacion Organizaciones Exilio (El Diario-La Prensa, Feb. 1, 1972)
Veteranos de Fort Jackson y Halcones Dorados (Diario las Americas, Junio 2, 1972)
Pepper: U.S. shouldn't block exiles' efforts to invade Cuba (Miami News, July 12, 1972)
Blast Wrecks Miami firm that sends goods to Cuba (Miami News, Dec. 11, 1972)
Cuban Group takes credit for bombings (Miami News, Dec. 12, 1972)
 

1973
Cita Historica del Exilio Cubano (El Tiempo, enero 28, 1973)
Una encuesta sobre la "coexistencia" y una pregunta "De contra" (Replica, Feb. 14, 1973)
Dice Hector Fabian: "Nuestro Pasaporte de Regreso Es Las Armas y La Violencia" (Ultima Hora, mayo 10, 1973)
U.S. Department of State, Telegram, Oct. 1973
Weapons Seized, Cuban Exile Says He's Not Beaten (Miami Herald, Nov. 18, 1973)
 

1974
Cuban pleads no contest to owning bazooka (Miami News, Jan. 17, 1974) [Zacarias Acosta]
Latins give $12,000 to exile bomb makers (Miami News, April 2, 1974)
Cuban Probe called High-Level (Miami Herald, April 4, 1974)
Wounded pair sends 'combat' message (Miami News, April 5, 1974)
Matan a Balazos a Rodriguez Vives (El Diario-La Prensa, April 17, 1974)
Jury Summons Exile Activists in Terror Probe (Miami Herald, May 4, 1974)
Two injured Cubans freed of explosives charge (Miami News, July 6, 1974)
Jury selection begins in Lopez weapons Trial (Miami News, July 30, 1974)
Fed agent ties weapons to Lopez (Miami News, July 31, 1974)
Garage Bomb Blast Victim Guilty of Having Cannon, Machine Guns (Miami Herald, Aug. 1, 1974)
Three Exiles From Miami Arrested in Cuba, Miami Herald, Aug. 4, 1974
Exiles Ask Help for 3 Captives,
Miami Herald, Aug. 5, 1974
Fate Unsure, Exile Left Tape,
Miami Herald, Aug. 6, 1974
Maurice Ferre Recommendation (Letter, Sept. 3, 1974)
Two in bomb trial get Ferre's 'blessing' (Miami News, Sept. 4, 1974)
Bomb charge dropped against 1 of 3 exiles (Miami Herald, Sept. 5, 1974)
Bomb expert ends testimony (Miami News, Sept. 5, 1974)
Two Exiles Convicted in Bomb-Making Case (Miami Herald, Sept. 7, 1974)
Terrorist arrested, partner skipped bail (Miami News, Oct. 3, 1974)
Bomb Blast at OAS Does Estimated $100,000 Damage (Washington Post, Nov. 11, 1974)
3 Exiles Get 30 Years in Jail, Miami Herald, Nov. 14, 1974