Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files:
Cuba Internal and Foreign Affairs 1945-1949

A Guide to the Microfilm Edition

Treaty of Amity between the Republic of China and the Republic of Cuba (1942)

U.S. Embassy Rio de Janeiro, Despatch 19414, Jan. 4, 1945 (Journey of Ex-President Batista of Cuba through Central and South America)

U.S. Embassy Montevideo, Despatch 5255, Jan. 4, 1945 (Visit to Montevideo of ex-President Batista of Cuba; Felix Hurtado; Oscar Figarola; Aurelio F. Concheso; Col. Harry E. McKinney)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 8548, Jan. 5, 1945 (Forthcoming Visit of ex-President Batista to the United States; Ramon Grau; Guillermo Belt; Ambassador Spruille Braden wrote: "It is indeed unfortunate that so little of the truth about Batista is known outside of Cuba and that so few people realize what he is, the evil he has done and how deep-seated is his animosity for the United States.")

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 8549, Jan. 5, 1945 (Smuggling of Tires by Cuban Navy; Eddy Chibas; Comandante Salvador Menendez Villoch; Dr. Abalo; Dr. Eduardo L. Montoulieu; Major Francisco Jose de Arce; Lt. Lucas G. C. Lamadrid; Sgt. Andres Lamigueiro)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 8604, Jan. 16, 1945 (Proposed enactment of regulations clarifying position of established American accountants under recent legislation; Colegio de Contadores Publicos; Dr. Julio Sandoval; Dr. Garcia Pedrosa; Dr. Morell Romero; Rene Luis Barrena; Oscar Rodriguez Feo)

U.S. Embassy Rio de Janeiro, Despatch 19713, Jan. 25, 1945 (Telephone conversation of General Batista in Rio de Janeiro with Manuel Perez Benitoa in New York)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 172, Jan. 25, 1945 (Former Chief of Cuban National Police Manuel Benitez let out on bail)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 8723, Feb. 2, 1945 (Appointment of Evaristo Ulloa y Ferro as President of the Cuban Maritime Commission, Gustavo Gutierrez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 8734, Feb. 3, 1945 (Resignation of Eugenio de Sosa Jr. as Editor of the Diario de la Marina; Eliseo Guzman; Gustavo Duran; Colegio de Belen directs the editorial policy of the Diario; Antonio Mañach; Antonio Iraizoz; Ramiro Guerra new editor of the Diario)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 139, Feb. 28, 1945 (Manuel Lopez Migoya presented his resignation as Chief of Staff)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch A-437, March 2, 1945 (President Grau has appointed his Chief Aide de Camp, Colonel Genovevo Perez Damera, as Chief of Staff of the Cuban Army to succeed General Lopez Migoya; Perez Damera background data)

U.S. Consulate, Guadalajara, Mexico, Despatch 85, March 3, 1945 (Visit of ex-President of Cuba, Fulgencio Batista, to Guadalajara)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 479, March 9, 1945 (Captain Leopoldo Cadenas Aguilera has formulated charges against the designation of Colonel Genovevo Perez Damera as Chief of Staff of the Cuban Army

U.S. Consulate, Monterrey, Mexico, Despatch 1390, March 12, 1945 (Visit to Monterrey of General Fulgencio Batista, ex-President of Cuba; Francisco Barron; Leandro Garcia)

U.S. Consulate, Mexicali, Mexico, Despatch 85, March 15, 1945 (Visit of ex-President Batista of Cuba to Mexicali)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9030, March 22, 1945 (Continuing Shake-Up in Cuban Army; Plot against Grau: Jose Eleuterio Pedraza; Col. Otalio Soca Llanes; Lt. Col. Cecilio Perez Alfonso; Col. Camilo Gonzalez Chavez y Acosta; Genovevo Perez Damera)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9154, April 11, 1945 (Cuban Civil Aeronautics Commission)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9329, May 10, 1945 (Transmittal of List of President Ramon Grau Cabinet Ministers and Subsecretaries: Raul de Cardenas Echarte, Felix Lancis Sanchez, Julian F. de Solorzano Renau, Gustavo Cuervo Rubio, Manuel Fernandez Supervielle, Segundo Curti Messina, Salvador Menendez Villoch, Carlos Eduardo de la Cruz Montiel, Inocente A. Alvarez Cabrera, German Alvarez Fuentes, Carlos Azcarate Rosell, Luis Perez Espinos, Gustavo Moreno Lastres, Jose Antonio Presno, Sergio Clark Diaz, Juan A. Vinent, Carlos Rafael Rodriguez Rodriguez, Eduardo L. Montoulieu, Rafael Perez Gonzalez Muñoz, Oscar Hernandez, Jose Manuel Casado, Raul Lopez Castillo, Jorge Ruiz Cerda, Jose Ramon San Martin Odria, Angel San Martin Odria, Francisco Grau Alsina, Cesar Casas Rodriguez, Francisco Benitez, Alicia Hernandez de la Barca, Octavio Rivero Partagas, Emilio Marmol Mora, Carlos Maristany, Luis A. Collado Diaz)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1190, June 12, 1945 (Minister of Justice Carlos E. de la Cruz submitted his resignation; President Grau commuted the sentence of convicted rapist Jose R. Cardenas)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9489, June 13, 1945 (Report of interview of ex-President Batista appearing in Mañana, June 4, 1945; Jaime Marine; Jose Lopez Vilaboy; Jose Eleuterio Pedraza)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9501, June 15, 1945 (Submitting information concerning Dr. Carlos Azcarate y Rosell, Cuban Minister of Labor; Lazaro Peña; Jesus Menendez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1222, June 16, 1945 (Resignation of Minister of Justice de la Cruz; Segundo Curti; sentence of rapist Cardenas commutated by Grau)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1319, June 29, 1945 (The Minister of Health, accompanied by Mariblanca Sabas Aloma of the local newspaper Avance, called today, with the approval of President Grau, offering to make available to the armed forces of the United States Topes de Collantes Sanatorium)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9624, July 11, 1945 (Work of the United States Naval Mission to Cuba; John J. McClelland)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9669, July 19, 1945 (Cuban reaction to the death of three Army aviators in crash in Ridgeville, South Carolina; Captain Roberto Henderson Benzanilla; Major Nicolas Rivero Garcia; Lt. Ricardo Zorrilla Armenteros; Genovevo Perez Damera)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 9652, July 16, 1945 (A Bill for the Development and Defense of the National Merchant Marine)

Department of State Memorandum, July 23, 1945 (Establishment of a Cuban Merchant Marine; Juan Arevalo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 30, July 28, 1945 (Batista's plans; Ramon Vasconcelos; Cesar Vilar)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 507, July 30, 1945 (Batista meeting in Yucatan postponed until about August 15; U.S. Embassy informant a confident of Batista's inner group; Ramon Vasconcelos; Marcelino Garriga; Amadeo Lopez Castro)

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Despatch A-2395, Aug. 10, 1945 (Meeting between President Batista and a group of prominent Cubans at a hacienda near Merida; Ramon Vasconcelos; Joaquin Martinez Saenz; Marcelino Garriga; Amadeo Lopez Castro; Alfredo Jacomino; Andres Domingo Morales del Castillo; Manuel Perez Benitoa; John Parkhurst Booth)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 158, Aug. 28, 1945 (Critical Editorial appearing in Prensa Libre; Mil millones de pesos ha dado Cuba a los Estados Unidos como contribucion de guerra de Pearl Harbor a la fecha)

George S. Messersmith, U.S. Embassy Mexico, letter to John Willard Carrigan, Dept. of State, Aug. 28, 1945 (Informing the State Dept. of the movements and activities of General Batista since his arrival in Merida from New Orleans; Rolando M. Rodriguez Alonso; Carmen Gamero; Marta Fernandez; Andres Domingo Morales del Castillo; Octavio Reyes Spindola; Enrique Molina Salazar; Samuel Espadas Senteno; Alonso Torre; Humberto Lara; Maria Lopez de Pampin; Feliciano Flores; Arturo Davila Caballero; Chichen Itza; Isa Caraballo; Sigmund Raisbaum; Ramon Vasconcelos; Fernando Vargas Ocampo; Marcelino Peniche Alcocer; Alfonso Gonzales Brito)

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, Aug. 29, 1945 (Fulgencio Batista, ex-President of Cuba; Ramon Vasconcelos; Cesar Vilar)

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Despatch A-2579, Aug. 30, 1945 (General Fulgencio Batista Arrived in Mexico City Yesterday; Rolando Rodriguez Alonso; Andres Domingo Morales del Castillo; Isa Caraballo; Sigmund Raisbaum; Ramon Vasconcelos)

President Truman birthday wishes telegram to President Ramon Grau San Martin, Sept. 13, 1945, and Grau's response

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 241, Sept. 20, 1945 (Summary of President Grau's Message to Second 1945 Session of the Cuban Congress)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 256, Sept. 22, 1945 (Passenger Travel in Cuba, First Six Months of 1945)

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, Sept. 28, 1945 (Fulgencio Batista, ex-President of Cuba; Cesar Vilar; Manuel Benitez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 678, Oct. 17, 1945 (Eddy Chibas; Mario Salabarria; Inocente Alvarez; Jorge Agostini)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 696, Oct. 27, 1945 (Resignation of Education Minister Luis Perez Espinos and replaced by Senator Diego Vicente Tejera)

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Despatch 27,066, Oct. 31, 1945 (Former President Batista of Cuba Visits Oaxaca)

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Despatch 27,271, Nov. 10, 1945 (Activities of Ex-President Batista of Cuba; divorce proceedings; Martha Fernandez Miranda de Batista; Francisco Valdes Gomez; Jose Maribona Andrade)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch A-2103, Nov. 14, 1945 (Sergio Clark, Minister of Communications, acting as interventor of Havana Electric Railway Company; Frank Steinhart)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch A-2135, Nov. 19, 1945 (New Cabinet members belonging to the Republican Party: Jose Raimundo Andreu Martinez replacing Octavio Rivero Partagas; Jose Alberni Yanco replacing Carlos E. de la Cruz Montiel; Jorge Casuso y Diaz Albertini replacing Oscar Hernandez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 861, Jan. 9, 1946 (Cuban newspaper resumes overtly hostile attitude toward the United States; Alerta; Antonio Iraizoz; Diario de la Marina; Ramiro Guerra)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 862, Jan. 9, 1946 (Army surplus automotive vehicles shipped to private parties in Cuba being taken over by the Cuban government; Benito Remedios; Genovevo Perez Damera; Gerardo Vasquez; Cooperative de Omnibus Aliados; Menelao Mora Morales;

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, March 25, 1946 (Arsenio Perez Sanz de la Pena and Antonio Gonzalez Garcia Couto; Ramon Marrero Aristy; Arsenio Velazquez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2204, April 10, 1946 (Senator Diego Vicente Tejera and Minister of Labor Carlos Azcarate fought a duel with swords at the country place of Senator Jose Manuel Casanova; Senators Jose Manuel Gutierrez and Emilio Ochoa; Miguel Antonio de la Riva; Osvaldo Morales Patiño)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 1466, April 18, 1946 (Letter to Mr. H. J. Anslinger, Commissioner of Narcotics, Treasury Dept.; Antonio Gil Carballo; Eugenio Menendez Martinez; Angelito Cañal; Inocente Alvarez, Minister of State, a cocaine addict; Inspector Sobrado)

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, April 29, 1946 (Col. Jose Carreño Fiallo; Hugo Dupotey murder; Paulina Alsina; Dr. Virgilio Chaniz; Comandante Francisco Morales Llanes; SIAE Division has 248 members)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 1882, May 9, 1946 (Resignation of Minister of Education Diego Vicente Tejera; Jose Manuel Aleman; Orlando Leon Lemus; Accion Revolucionaria Guiteras; Alianza Nacional Revolucionaria; Joven Cuba; ABC; Dr. Casagran; Dr. Reinaldo Becerra)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 1573, May 14, 1946 (Dismissal of Police Chief Col. Jose Carreño Fiallo; Genovevo Perez Damera; Gregorio Querejeta Valdes; Ruperto Cabrera Rodriguez; Abelardo Gomez Gomez; Paulina Alsina; Police Major Pablo Suarez implicated in the murder of student Hugo Dupotey; Eddy Chibas; Fulgencio Batista; Ramon Vasconcelos; Col. Alvaro Moreno;

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 906, May 29, 1946 (Congress terminates with low attendance, no legislative accomplishments)

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, June 3, 1946 (Removal of Cuban Police Chief Col. Jose Carreño Fiallo; Juan (Guancho) de Cardenas; Eugenio Llanillo; Genovevo Perez; Paulina Alsina; Miguel Suarez Fernandez)

John Edgar Hoover, FBI, to Frederick B. Lyon, Dept. of State, June 5, 1946 (Seizure of Cuban Ministry of Education by Revolutionary Groups - May 10, 1946; 9,000 botelleros; Diego Vicente Tejera; Florentino Martinez; Paulina Alsina)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 1752, June 14, 1946 (Extradition proceedings instituted against former President Batista; Rafael Trejo)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, Aug. 14, 1946 (President Grau indicates that he will not seek re-election and that his choice of candidate to succeed him is Prime Minister Carlos Prio Socarras)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2059, Aug. 20, 1946 (Manuel Quevedo Jaureguizar)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2073, Aug. 21, 1946 (Operations of Aerovias Q)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 672, Sept. 9, 1946 (Expreso Aereo Interamericano crash, Jose Bravo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 672, Sept. 12, 1946 (A Year of "Reconversion" in Our Cuban Relations; Prio Socarras brothers; Eddy Chibas; Inocente Alvarez; Ruben de Leon; Genovevo Perez; Sugar; Air Bases; American Claims and Property Rights; Commercial Policy and Business Relations; Cooperation in World Policy; Social and Cultural Relations; USS Maine anniversary)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1602, Sept. 12, 1946 (Manuel Fernandez Supervielle sworn as Mayor of Havana; Grau description of Cubanidad)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2268, Oct. 9, 1946 (Developments Regarding Expreso Aereo Interamericano, Jose de la Torriente)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 89, Oct. 31, 1946 (Dr. Joaquin Martinez Saenz resigns as Minister without portfolio; Jorge Mañach; Pedro Lopez Dorticos; Enrique Llanso Ordoñez;

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2372, Nov. 1, 1946 (Denunciamos A las Autoridades y al Pueblo de Cuba las actividades ilicitas de "Aerovias Q"; Federacion Aerea Nacional)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2378, Nov. 4, 1946 (Airport names and locations, Airlines, private planes)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2387, Nov. 4, 1946 (Descriptions of airlines and airports; Jose de la Torriente)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2425, Nov. 13, 1946 (Transmitting Current List of Cuban Cabinet Ministers and Sub-Secretaries)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2508, Nov. 29, 1946 (Change of Name of Batista Field to Aeropuerto Comandante Manuel S. Perez Alfonso; Col. Camilo Gonzalez Chavez)

U.S. Navy Commander Guantanamo Base to Chief of Naval Operations, Nov. 28, 1946 (Flag incident in Guantanamo on 15 November 1946; Capt. Felix Perez Montoya; Luis Coronada Estrada; Waldo Dominguez; Juan Medina Campos; Capt. Borges Badell; Col. E. Hernandez Gil; Harry W. Story; Marcelino Zarzabal Ricardo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2637, Jan. 6, 1947 (Transmitting Cuban Newspaper Editorial Commenting on United Nations and Other International Affairs; Alerta; Diario de la Marina; Informacion)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2710, Jan. 10, 1947 (Applications by U.S. Carriers filed with Cuban Govt. for permission to operate to and through Cuba)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3625, Jan. 22, 1947 (Warren Pine; Pan American Airways; Compañia Cubana de Aviacion)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2776, Feb. 10, 1947 (Expreso Aereo Interamericana Fails to Exercise Option for Purchase of Cubana Stock from Pan American)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, Feb. 26, 1947 (The Lucky Luciano Narcotics Case; Guillermo Belt; George C. Marshall; Willard F. Barber)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 103, March 5, 1947 (Brigadier General Abelardo Gomez Gomez removed as chief of police; Fabio Ruiz Rojas; Jose Manuel Carames Monteagudo; Major Morales; Genovevo Perez Damera; Ruperto Cabrera; Gregorio Querejeta; Lino Mancebo; Major Roberto Meoqui; Lt. Roberto Casals; Accion Revolucionaria Guiteras)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, March 17, 1947 (General Genovevo Perez' Call on Spruille Braden; Guillermo Belt; William W. Walker; Eugenio de Sosa)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 308, March 18, 1947 (Congress convened to hear Presidential message; Jose Manuel Aleman; Eduarco Chibas reiterates not leaving Autentico Party; Orthodox Autenticos name Emilio Ochoa to take his place)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 230, April 30, 1947 (Entire cabinet presented resignation to forestall a Senate vote of no confidence in entire Cabinet expected May 2)

Ellis O. Briggs, Office of American Republics Affairs, to William W. Walker, May 1, 1947 (Political Situation in Cuba; Guillermo Belt)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 238, May 4, 1947 (Havana Mayor Manuel Fernandez Supervielle died of self-inflicted revolver shot; Nicolas Castellanos; Alfonso Gonse; Jose San Martin)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram A-536, May 7, 1947 (Jose L. Vilaboy visit to U.S.; Louis Fischer)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 3183, May 12, 1947 (Raul Alfonso Gonse, new editor of Alerta; Eliseo Guzman; Pedro Cue;

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 252, May 13, 1947 (Carlos Prio Socarras Appointed Minister of Labor)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 174, May 29, 1947 (Autentico Representative Alejo Cossio del Pino named Minister of Interior; Salvador Menendez Villoch)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1107, June 3, 1947 (Capitol Diamond stolen in March 1946 returned anonymously by mail to President Grau; Jose Manuel Aleman)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4073, June 10, 1947 (Possible sale of El Mundo: alleged subsidies to Havana newspapers: statements of Dr. Pedro Cue; El Mundo one of the few honest newspapers in Cuba; Diario de la Marina receives $100,000 a year from Franco, $50,000 a year from Trujillo, and $10,000 monthly from the Sugar Association; Trujillo pays Informacion $50,000 a year; Prensa Libre and Informacion past masters at the art of blackmail; Alfredo Hornedo owner of El Pais; Julio Lobo; Minister of Education Jose Manuel Aleman paying Diario de la Marina $15,000 monthly; Peron paying Diario de la Marina $50,000 annually; Eliseo Guzman)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 307, June 18, 1947 (Jose Manuel Aleman reappointed Minister of Education, suffers chronic illness)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 393, June 27, 1947 (Isauro Valdes Moreno Minister of the Treasury; Jose Manuel Aleman; Florentino Martinez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4131, June 30, 1947 (Concern of Brazilian Ambassador with regard to writings of Gaston Baquero in "Diario de la Marina"; Hispanidad; Raul de Cardenas)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4147, July 7, 1947 (Expreso Aereo Interamericano; Hugh Fenwick; Col. Camilo Gonzalez Chavez y Acosta; Donald Stewart; Ned Boone; Genovevo Perez; Paulina Grau; Dr. Musso; Ramon Grau)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4151, July 9, 1947 (Statement of President of Aerovias "Q" Regarding Future Plans of His Company)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4165, July 11, 1947 (Grau Administration Pressure on the Press; Diario de la Marina; Informacion; El Mundo; Pedro Cue; Angel Gutierrez C., president of the Asociacion de Reporters)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4457, Aug. 25, 1947 (Cuban-Dominican relations: aslleged declarations of ex-officials of the Cuban police; Policarpo Soler Cruz; Juan Cardenas)

Department of State Memorandum, Sept. 9, 1947 (Dominican Revolutionary Movement; Cayo Confites; Enrique Henriquez; Carlos Prio Socarras; Capt. Agostini; Alex Liz; Eufemio Fernandez; Juan Bosch; Juan Rodriguez; Genovevo Perez Damera; Rolando Masferrer; Jose Manuel Aleman)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 573, Oct. 2, 1947 (Jose Manuel Aleman resigned as Minister of Education after a Senate no confidence vote, then appointed Minister without portfolio)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 332, Oct. 8, 1947 (A Study in Cuban American Relations by H. B. Wells)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4444, Oct. 22, 1947 (Vessels for Cuban Merchant Marine

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 4555, Nov. 28, 1947 (Plans to Begin Publication of New Afternoon Newspaper in Havana Entitled "Critica")

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1112, Dec. 3, 1947 (Carlos Prio Socarras and German Alvarez Fuentes tendered their resignations; Francisco Benitez Rodriguez; Tomas Vega Zamora; Francisco Aguirre; Francisco Grau Alsina)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1076, Dec. 4, 1947 (Cabinet Changes--Cuba; Carlos Prio Socarras; German Alvarez Fuentes; Roman Nodal; Francisco Aguirre; Guillermo Alonso Pujol; Jose Nuñez Carballo; Jose Alberni; Jose Andreu; Evelio Alvarez del Real; Miguel A. de la Guardia)

Memorandum for the American Republics Affairs (ARA) Office, Jan. 12, 1948 (Frustrated Plot to Invade Dominican Republic, Summer 1947; Embassy Habana's Recapitulation of Information)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 783, Jan. 15, 1948 (Interview with President Ramon Grau San Martin)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 74, Jan. 30, 1948 (Possible Cuban Participation in Arms Movements in Caribbean; Genovevo Perez; Jose Manuel Aleman; Juan Arevalo; Eufemio Fernandez; Rolando Masferrer; Juan Bosch; Granville Hicks)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 141, Feb. 2, 1948 (Rumors of President Grau ill since Sunday as a result of embolism causing partial paralysis)

Sumner Welles to Robert A. Lovett, March 1, 1948

Cuban Consulates in the United States, March 5, 1948

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 199, March 8, 1948 (Negotiations for United Kingdom-Cuba Air Agreement)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 219, March 16, 1948 (Labor Interest in Cuban Merchant Marine Activated by Recent Ship Purchases)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 274, April 2, 1948 (Payments of Salaries of Customs Officers by Private Companies; United Fruit Company; Dr. Mario Lazo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 284, April 7, 1948 (Cuban Decree Entrusts to Empresa Naviera de Cuba, S.A., the Operation of Four Merchant Vessels Recently Acquired from the United States: Bahia de Mariel, Bahia de Matanzas, Bahia de Nuevitas, Bahia de Nipe)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 308, April 16, 1948 (Transmitting Anti-American Statement of Official Historian of the City of Havana; Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring)

Memorandum for the American Republics Affairs (ARA) Office, May 14, 1948 (Crash of Cuban Aircraft in Guatemala and Dominican Ambassador's comment thereon)

Department of State Memorandum, May 27, 1948 (Investigation of the activities of RESETTLEMENT, Inc. in procuring Latin-American visas)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 547, June 23, 1948 (Repercussions Caused by Papal Decoration of Cuba's First Lady Paulina Alsina; Antonio Taffi)

William Douglas Pawley letter to Secretary of State, July 6, 1948 (Visit to the United States of the President-elect of Cuba; Carlos Prio Socarras; Burke Hedges)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 619, July 16, 1948 (Communist Propaganda in Connection With Training of Cuban Police by FBI Agents; Clark B. Anderson; Joseph B. Garcia)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3217, July 22, 1948 (Prio's Visits to Mexico and the United States; Antonio de Varona Loredo; Virgilio Perez Lopez; Manuel Braña; Oscar Farre; Belen Mitchel; Evelio Rodriguez; Antonio Lage Santos; Police Captain Rafael Izquierdo)

Memorandum F. E. Russell, Customs, to J. W. Amshey, Department of State, July 30, 1948 (Film "This Historic Document of a Massacre Consummated In Cold Blood by the National Police of Havana Following Instructions Of the Chief of That Bureau, Colonel Fabio Ruiz Rojas"; Carlos Duque de Estrada)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch A-847, Aug. 4, 1948 (President Grau Relieved Commodore Jose Aguila Ruiz as Chief of Staff of the Cuban Navy; Commander Felipe Cardenas Aguilera; Capt. Bernardo Eloy Eloy Pascual Borges; ; Col. Booker C. Batterton)

Memorandum for the Office of the Secretary of State, Aug. 5, 1948 (Current U.S. Policy Toward Cuba)

President Harry S. Truman letter to Ambassador Robert Butler, Aug. 5, 1948 (Truman expresses the "highest regard" for Prio and looks forward to his visit to the United States)

Memorandum from the American Republics Affairs (ARA) Office, Aug. 5, 1948 (Carlos Prio Socarras; Dominican Republic; Rogelio Hernandez Vega; Herminio Diaz Garcia; Laureano Hernandez)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, Aug. 6, 1948 (Alleged Sentiments of Cuban President-Elect Prio Regarding the Dominican Republic; Luis F. Thomen; Juan Bosch)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 667, Aug. 10, 1948 (Conversation Between President Grau and Ambassador Robert Butler)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, Aug. 12, 1948 (City of Miami Beach proposes to entertain President-elect Prio Socarras when he visits the United States; Walter Walters)

U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Despatch 1329, Aug. 13, 1948 (Visit of Cuban President-Elect to Mexico)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3371, Aug. 19, 1948 (President-elect Carlos Prio will be accompanied on his forthcoming trip to Guatemala by: Ruben de Leon; Dr. Alberto Oteiza Seitien; Alejo Cossio del Pino; Evelio Rodriguez Ortega; Miguel Alonso; Adolfo Rivero; Jose I. Solis; Jose Arroyo Maldonado; Dr. Angel Arturo Rivera; Vicente Leon; Raul Lazaro Suarez; Bebo Alonso)

Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, Aug. 20, 1948 (President Grau's visit to Miami to receive an honorary degree from the University of Miami; Ambassador Robert Butler; William W. Walker)

U.S. Embassy Guatemala, Telegram 355, Aug. 20, 1948 (Cuban President-elect Prio Socarras arrived today; Juan Bosch; Caribbean Legion)

U.S. Embassy Guatemala, Telegram 364, Aug. 25, 1948 (Visit Cuban President-elect Prio Socarras and party which ended today; Juan Bosch; Buenaventura Sanchez; Miguel Angel Ramirez; Rosendo Arguello; Caribbean Legion)

U.S. Embassy Guatemala, Telegram 439, Aug. 26, 1948 (Official Visit of Dr. Carlos Prio Socarras, President-elect of Cuba; Dr. Ruben de Leon; Alejo Cossio del Pino; Dr. Alberto Oteiza; Angel Arturo Rivera; Juan Bosch; Manuel Brana; Eufemio Fernandez; Guillermo Belt)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 4767, Aug. 27, 1948 (President-elect Prio's five-day visit to Venezuela; Jose Nucete Sardi; Ruben de Leon; Segundo Curti Messina; Virgilio Perezs; Dr. Enrique C. Henriquez; Francisco Salazar Martinez; Jose Arroyo Maldonado; Miguel A. Alonso; Evelio Rodriguez Ortega; J. Anibal Maestri; Bebo Alonso; Raul Lazaro Suarez; Rafael Izquierdo; Revolutionary nationalism; Genovevo Perez Damera; Francisco Franco; Juan Bosch)

U.S. Embassy Guatemala, Despatch 447, Sept. 2, 1948 (Visit to Guatemala of Dr. Carlos Prio Socarras, President-elect of Cuba; Juan Bosch; Eufemio Fernandez; Miguel A. Ramirez; Rosendo Arguello; Francisco Morazan; Arnulfo Arias; Juan Jose Meza)

U.S. Embassy San Jose, Despatch 423, Sept. 7, 1948 (Visit of President-Elect of Cuba to San Jose; Juan Bosch; Gonzalo Facio; Otilio Ulate)

Department of State Memorandum, Sept. 9, 1948 (President-elect Prio expands his views on "revolutionary nationalism")

U.S. Embassy Caracas, Despatch 696, Sept. 9, 1948 (Visit of President-Elect Carlos Prio Socarras of Cuba to Venezuela)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 657, Sept. 9, 1948 (Recent Activity of Reinaldo Ramirez Rosell and Cuban Navy School Ship Patria; Juan Arevalo)

M. L. Godman, War Assets Administration, Letter to Paul C. Daniels, Dept. of State, Sept. 13, 1948 (Nicaro Nickel Company)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 2308, Sept. 14, 1948 (Possibility further revolutionary expedition against Dominican Republic; Juan Arevalo; Ernest Hemingway)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 783, Sept. 20, 1948 (University Professor Claims American Interests in Cuba Urge Establishment of Dictatorship; William Sylvane Stokes; Herminio Portell Vila; Juan Marinello; William Krehm)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 795, Sept. 24, 1948 (Views of President-Elect Carlos Prio)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1078, Sept. 24, 1948 (Prio cabinet members short biographies: Manuel A. de Varona Loredo, Carlos Hevia Reyes Gavilan, Ramon Corona Garcia, Ruben de Leon Garcia, Antonio Prio Socarras, Manuel Febles, Francisco Grau Alsina, Edgardo Buttari Puig, Aureliano Sanchez Arango, Alberto Oteiza Setien, Roman Nodal, Jose Raimundo Andreu Martinez, Virgilio Perez Lopez, Orlando Puente, Angel Cofiño; Primitivo Rodriguez, Ramon Vasconcelos Maragliano)

Department of State Memorandum, Sept. 27, 1948 (Carlos Hevia Minister of State)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1248, Sept. 30, 1948 (Jose Pardo Llada radio commntator for Union Radio on political affairs;

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 805, Sept. 30, 1948 (Reaction in Habana to Prio Cabinet; Jose M. Aleman; Francisco Grau Alsina; Antonio Fuentes; Jose R. Andreu; Manuel Bisbe; Aureliano Sanchez Arango; Raul Alfonso Gonse; Eddy Chibas)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 810, Oct. 1, 1948 (Inauguration of President-Elect Carlos Prio Socarras)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 812, Oct. 1, 1948 (Recent Statements by President-elect Prio and His Cabinet Officers; Manuel A. de Varona; Edgardo Buttari; Manuel Febles)

Department of State Memorandum, Oct. 18, 1948 (Reaction in Havana to Prio Cabinet; Eddy Chibas; Alberto Oteiza)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3468, Oct. 18, 1948 (Juis Gustavo Fernandez Administrator of Customs in Havana; Eduardo Sanchez Alfonso)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3471, Oct. 18, 1948 (Mariblanca Sabas Aloma, Minister-without-Portfolio)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3474, Oct. 18, 1948 (Genovevo Perez Damera; Enrique Hernandez Nardo; Gregorio Querejeta; Paulina Alsina; Lazaro Peña; Ruben de Leon; Jose M. Aleman; Jose Manuel Carames Monteagudo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 840, Oct. 19, 1948 (Inauguration of Dr. Carlos Prio Socarras as President of Cuba; Foreign dignitaries; U.S. Embassy personnel)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3813, Oct. 20, 1948 (The New Sub-Cabinet: Pedro Lopez Dorticos; Wilfredo Leiseca; Manuel Guillot Benitez; Jorge Casuso y Diaz Albertini; Guillermo Alonso Bermudez; Carlos Maristany Sanchez; Dr. Martin Castellanos; Raul Ruiz Hernandez; Dr. Alfredo Gonzalez Garcia; Antonio Tella Jorge; Dr. Tulio Paniagua; Dr. Jorge Ruiz Cerda; Dr. Manuel Rivero Setien; Dr. Agustin Guitart Campuzano)

Memorandum for the American Republics Affairs (ARA) Office, Oct. 28, 1948 (President Prio's Reference to Cuba's Foreign Policy in his First Message to Congress, October 10, 1948)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 469, Nov. 1, 1948 (Gerardo Tarrero Saenz Director of National Lottery; Mario Roca Prats; Ricardo Artigas Ravelo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3821, Nov. 16, 1948 (Charges Against Cuban Chief of Staff; Genovevo Perez Damera; Abelardo Gomez Gomez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 1630, Nov. 17, 1948 (Reinaldo Ramirez Rosell)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 2174, Nov. 22, 1948 (Jose Manuel Aleman)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 4952, Nov. 22, 1948 (Batista Returns to Cuba)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 914, Nov. 24, 1948 (Charges Against Cuban Chief of Staff; Repercussions; Genovevo Perez Damera; Abelardo Gomez Gomez; Roman Nodal; Ruperto Cabrera; Senator Martinez Fraga; Isidoro Madrazo; Jose M. Aleman)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 919, Nov. 29, 1948 (Visit to Washington and New York by President Carlos Prio; Miguel Suarez Fernandez; Lincoln Rodon; Carlos Hevia; Genovevo Perez Damera; Francisco Prio Socarras; Luis Botifoll; Rafael Mendoza; Robert Butler)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 925, Nov. 30, 1948 (Conversations Respecting Cuban-American Problems During Visit of President Prio)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 997, Dec. 6, 1948 (Batista in the Senate; Senators Bringuier and Blanco Torres; Eduardo Suarez Rivas; Rafael Guas Inclan; Guillermo Alonso Pujol)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1416, Dec. 9, 1948 (Prio's arrival in Washington as reported in the Havana press; Guillermo Belt; Gonzalo Guell; Luis J. Botifoll)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 954, Dec. 13, 1948 (Readjustment in Personnel of the Cuban National Police; 7,000 men; Jose M. Carames; Fabio Ruiz Rojas; Major Luis M. Varona de Loredo in charge of the Bureau of Investigation;

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 2914, Dec. 15, 1948 (Retirement of Gen. Gregorio Querejeta, who is a negro, may well be another indication of policy aimed at eliminating negroes from positions of high command in the Cuban army)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1020, Dec. 30, 1948 (Mariblanca Sabas Aloma Invited by League of Mexican Women to Visit Mexico)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1021, Dec. 30, 1948 (Editorial Praise of Mr. Sumner Welles; Diario de la Marina)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 51, Jan. 25, 1949 (Virulent Radio Attacks Against U.S. by Owner of RHC Radio Chain; Suggested Policy; Amado Trinidad Velasco; Eduardo Chibas; Goar Mestre; Armando Canalejo Gil; Manolo Fernandez; Casto Mier; William G. Aikman; Tuka Alvarado; Jaime Yankelevich)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 54, Jan. 26, 1949 (Newspaper Alerta! sold to Prio's backers; Ramon Vasconcelos; Manuel Sanchez Maspon; Carlos Prio Socarras; Antonio Prio Socarras; Raul Alfonso Gonse)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 59, Jan. 27, 1949 (Radio Attacks Against U.S. by Owner of RHC Radio Chain; Attitude of an American Company; Amado Trinidad Velasco)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 424, Feb. 1, 1949 (Grau's Trip to Miami; Francisco Grau Alsina; Ramon Grau Alsina; Jose Manuel Aleman; Pelayo Cuervo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 80, Feb. 4, 1949 (Guatemalan Government Decorates President Prio with Grand Cross of the Order of the Quetzal)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1847, Feb. 9, 1949 (Cabinet Changes: Francisco Grau Alsina Out; Virgilio Perez Lopez; Carlos Maristany Sanchez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 3961, March 16, 1949 (Roman Nodal Jimenez Resigns as Minister of Defense; Guillermo Alonso Pujol; Manuel A. de Varona; Jose A. Casabuena)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 387, March 25, 1949 (National Organizing Committee for "Free Spain Week"; Enrique Ovares; Alfredo Guevara; Lionel Soto; Dr. Miguel Diaz Alvarez; Lazaro Peña; A. Santa Cruz; Orlando Mitjans; Pedro Cavia; Juan Ambou; Edith Garcia Buchaca; Rafaela G. de Uilez; Flavio Bravo; Jose Martinez; Jose Alvarez; Dr. Brasky)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 4060, April 20, 1949 (Rafael "Pilin" Mendoza, Aero Inter Americana)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 5596, May 26, 1949 (New Minister of Communications Carlos Maristany; Arturo Illas Cuza)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 46, July 7, 1949 (Verifying former information and rumors on attitude of army toward Chief-of-Staff Genovevo Perez Damera; Carlos Prio Socarras; Col. Pablo Cruz; Major Luis Trujillo Castillo )

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 567, July 25, 1949 (President appoints eight of nine Judges to constitute Court of Constitutional and Social Guarantees: Enrique Rodriguez Narezco, Emilio Menendez Menendez, Manuel R. Zaldivar Cordero, Luis Enrique Cuervo Rubio, Miguel Angel Busquet Hernandez, Julio Garceran Sousa, Jose Morell Romero, Aureliano Fernandez Concheso; Eduardo R. Chibas vs. the Havana Tribunal de Urgencia)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Memorandum, July 28, 1949 (Certain Background Information Regarding Marti Incident in Habana)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1261, Aug. 5, 1949 (Eufemio Fernandez Ortega)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 655, Aug. 25, 1949 (Death of Eliseo Guzman, new Director-Administrator of El Mundo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegrams 289-290, Aug. 24-25, 1949 (Major General Genovevo Perez Damera removed as Army Chief of Staff and appointing Brigadier General Ruperto Cabrera Rodriguez; Air Chief Camilo Gonzalez Chavez relieved of command; Perez Damera conducting unauthorized negotiations with President Trujillo)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 660, Aug. 26, 1949 (Major General Genovevo Perez Damera removed as Army Chief of Staff. Replaced by Major (former Brigadier) General Ruperto Cabrera Rodriguez. Numerous other officers dismissed or transferred. Newspaper El Crisol states General Perez had conspired with Trujillo to overthrow Prio government; Eufemio Fernandez; Cayo Confites; Air Chief Col. Camilo Gonzalez Chavez y Acosta; Colonel Quirino Uria Lopez; Sergio Carbo; Ramon Vasconselos; Ramon Grau San Martin; Colonel Octavio Soca Llanes; Colonel Elias Horta Sanchez; Genovevo Perez Valdes)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 674, Sept 1, 1949 (Reaction in Cuba to reported detention of ex Army Chief of Staff Genovevo Perez Damera upon his arrival at Miami August 27, 1949; Eugene Desvernine; Sergio Carbo; Jerry Hannifin

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 2483, Sept. 13, 1949 (Genovevo Perez Damera)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 706, Sept 16, 1949 (First Latin American Regional Conference of Transport Workers, Sept. 11-13, 1949)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 717, Sept 21, 1949 (President's Message read at opening of Thid Session of the 22nd Congress, Sept. 19, 1949; Miguel A. Suarez Fernandez; Jose M. Aleman; Santiago Rey; Lincoln Rodon; Ramon Grau Alsina; Antonio Fernandez Macho; Segundo Curti; Carlos Ramirez Corria)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 323, Sept. 23, 1949 (Acting Police Chief Jose M. Carames removed and Brigadier General Uria appointed new chief)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 4173, Sept. 23, 1949 (Decree removing 20 police officers and ordering to arrest all members of illegal associations, UIR, MSR, and other gangs; Rolando Masferrer; Gustavo Adolfo Mejia; Jose Manuel Carames: Quirino Uria Lopez; Jose Pardo Llada)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Despatch 747, Sept 29, 1949 (Morality of the Cuban Congress. Editorial comment by the Diario de la Marina)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 5626, Oct. 14, 1949 (Cubana de Aviacion ground employees strike)

U.S. Embassy Ciudad Trujillo, Despatch 391, Nov. 9, 1949 (Alleged Revolutionary Activities Being Carried on Within the Cuban Red Cross; Dr. Rodolfo Henriquez Lauranson; Enrique C. Henriquez; Dr. Filiberto Ramirez Corria; Hernan Henriquez; Enrique Cotubanama Henriquez; Cayo Confites; Lt. Triana; Rodolfo Cotubanama Henriquez; Carlos Ramirez Corria; Aureliano Sanchez Arango; Juan Rodriguez; Luis Ortega Suarez; Sr. Cruz Alonso; Eufemio Fernandez)

U.S. Embassy Havana, Telegram 1041, Dec. 23, 1949 (Cuban Broadcasting Networks)