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November saw the publication of two breakthrough books on the assassination of JFK. Larry Hancock’s Someone Would Have Talked and Fabian Escalante’s JFK: The Cuba Files, the Untold Story of the Plot to Kill Kennedy.

Escalante joined Castro’s Department of State Security (G-2) in 1960. At the time of JFK assassination, Escalante was head of a counter-intelligence unit and was part of a team investigating a CIA operation called Sentinels of Liberty, an attempt to recruit Cubans willing to work against Castro. In 1965 he was part of the operational unit that investigated the involvement of Rolando Cubela in the attempt to assassinate Castro. During this period, one of G-2’s agents, Juan Feliafel Canahan, had infiltrated the anti-Castro movement and was very close to Manuel Artime (Movement for the Recovery of the Revolution). He provided important information to G-2, including the fact that David Sanchez Morales appeared to be working very closely with Cubela.

In 1976 Escalante was appointed as head of the Department of State Security (DSE). Later that year members of the US House of Representatives Select Committee visited Cuba and requested help with investigating the assassination of JFK and MLK. Escalante was asked to oversee this investigation. This involved studying the files of revolutionaries, terrorists and émigrés. The final report was sent to the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA). However, it contained information that the HSCA did not want to hear and it has never been published.

In 1993 Escalante became head of the Cuban Security Studies Center. This allowed him to re-examine the assassination of JFK. As he points out, along with “Colonel Arturo Rodreiguez Mendoza (now deceased), I studied all the available material and publications, consulted with former agents and operatives, and investigated all the accessible documentation.”

Escalante’s book, JFK: The Cuba Files, the Untold Story of the Plot to Kill Kennedy, published by Ocean, a small company based in Australia, describes what he discovered during his investigation. It is an interesting story, but much of it will not surprise members of this forum, as it provides evidence that JFK was assassinated as a result of a conspiracy, organized by the CIA and involving anti-Castro militants, in order to initiate an invasion of Cuba.

Over the next few days I will post details of Escalante’s theory and the evidence he uses to support his conclusions.

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Hello John

As I have long believed that the assassination was strictly an U.S. upper echelon operation (with the possible exception of a few outside assists), I have a question.

Due to Escalante's association with Castro, do you feel that he would publish anything that he deemed to be NOT in the best interest of Cuba at the present time?

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As I have long believed that the assassination was strictly an U.S. upper echelon operation (with the possible exception of a few outside assists), I have a question.

Due to Escalante's association with Castro, do you feel that he would publish anything that he deemed to be NOT in the best interest of Cuba at the present time?

Charlie Black

No, but that does not mean that the information in the book is incorrect.

In fact, details of a letter that was sent to Lee Harvey Oswald from Cuba was originally suppressed by G2 because it seemed that the plot against JFK had started in Cuba. However, this letter was eventually proved to be part of the conspiracy to implicate Oswald. This letter was given to the House Select Committee on Assassinations and then they suppressed it because it implicated the CIA in the conspiracy.

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As I have long believed that the assassination was strictly an U.S. upper echelon operation (with the possible exception of a few outside assists), I have a question.

Due to Escalante's association with Castro, do you feel that he would publish anything that he deemed to be NOT in the best interest of Cuba at the present time?

Charlie Black

No, but that does not mean that the information in the book is incorrect.

In fact, details of a letter that was sent to Lee Harvey Oswald from Cuba was originally suppressed by G2 because it seemed that the plot against JFK had started in Cuba. However, this letter was eventually proved to be part of the conspiracy to implicate Oswald. This letter was given to the House Select Committee on Assassinations and then they suppressed it because it implicated the CIA in the conspiracy.

Escalante worked with Claudia Furiati on her 1994 book ZR/RIFLE The Plot to Kill Kennedy and Castro.

http://www.namebase.org/sources/dC.html

I'm looking forward to hearing anything new.

November saw the publication of two breakthrough books on the assassination of JFK.

Larry Hancock’s Someone Would Have Talked and Fabian Escalante’s JFK: The Cuba Files,

the Untold Story of the Plot to Kill Kennedy...

...It is an interesting story, but much of it will not surprise members of this forum, as it

provides evidence that JFK was assassinated as a result of a conspiracy, organized by

the CIA and involving anti-Castro militants, in order to initiate an invasion of Cuba.

The names of the shooters are irrelevant. For those Parlor Gamers out there contemplating

all the "false mystery" of the JFK case -- stick a fork in it.

This case is cracked.

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In 1976 Escalante was appointed as head of the Department of State Security (DSE). Later that year members of the US House of Representatives Select Committee visited Cuba and requested help with investigating the assassination of JFK and MLK. Escalante was asked to oversee this investigation.

In his investigation Escalante discovered that G-2 had a letter that had been sent from Havana to Lee Harvey Oswald on 14th November, 1963. The letter had been found when a fire broke out on 23rd November in the Havana foreign mail sorting office. “After the fire, an employee who was checking the mail in order to offer, where possible, apologies to the addressees of destroyed mail, and to forward the rest, found an envelope addressed to Lee Harvey Oswald.” As this was the day after Oswald was arrested in Dallas, he handed the letter to his boss, who passed it onto G-2.

The letter, signed by “Jorge” included the following passage: “I am informing you that the matter you talked to me about the last time that I was in Mexico would be a perfect plan and would weaken the politics of that braggart Kennedy, although much discretion is needed because you know that there are counter-revolutionaries over there who are working for the CIA.”

Escalante informed the HSCA about this letter. When he did this he discovered that they had four similar letters that had been sent to Oswald. Four of the letters were post-marked “Havana”. It could not be determined where the fifth letter was posted. Four of the letters were signed: Jorge, Pedro Charles, Miguel Galvan Lopez and Mario del Rosario Molina. Two of the letters (Charles & Jorge) are dated before the assassination (10th and 14th November). A third, by Lopez is dated 27th November, 1963. The other two are undated.

Cuba is linked to the assassination in all the letters. In two of them an alleged Cuban agent is clearly implicated in having planned the crime. However, the content of the letters, written before the assassination, suggested that the authors were either “a person linked to Oswald or involved in the conspiracy to execute the crime.”

This included knowledge about Oswald’s links to Dallas, Miami and Mexico City. The text of the Jorge letter “shows a weak grasp of the Spanish language on the part of its author. It would thus seem to have written in English and then translated”.

Escalante adds: “It is proven that Oswald was not maintaining correspondence, or any other kind of relations, with anyone in Cuba. Furthermore, those letters arrived at their destination at a precise moment and with a conveniently incriminating message, including that sent to his postal address in Dallas, Texas…. The existence of the letters in 1963 was not publicized or duly investigated and the FBI argued before the Warren Commission to reject them.”

Escalante argues: “The letters were fabricated before the assassination occurred and by somebody who was aware of the development of the plot, who could ensure that they arrived at the opportune moment and who had a clandestine base in Cuba from which to undertake the action. Considering the history of the last 40 years, we suppose that only the CIA had such capabilities in Cuba.”

Escalante names the following CIA officers who he believes might have been involved in this conspiracy: David Atlee Phillips, Howard Hunt, David Sanchez Morales and Richard Helms.

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those letters arrived at their destination at a precise moment and with a conveniently incriminating message, including that sent to his postal address in Dallas, Texas….

Omitted is the addresses used for each of the five letters. Can you individually list the letters by date chronologically, giving the attributed authorship for each, and the address used for Lee Harvey Oswald on each? It would be of inestimable value given some of the dates you have stated.

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those letters arrived at their destination at a precise moment and with a conveniently incriminating message, including that sent to his postal address in Dallas, Texas….

Omitted is the addresses used for each of the five letters. Can you individually list the letters by date chronologically, giving the attributed authorship for each, and the address used for Lee Harvey Oswald on each? It would be of inestimable value given some of the dates you have stated.

Ashton

There is no sender address in any of the five letters.

The Pedro Charles’ letter was sent to Oswald in Dallas.

Jorge’s letter was sent to Oswald in Miami.

It might interest you to know that on page 34 of the book that one of the two CIA officers who supervised the Manuel Artime operation in 1963 was James McCord of Watergate fame. The other CIA officer was Howard Hunt.

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those letters arrived at their destination at a precise moment and with a conveniently incriminating message, including that sent to his postal address in Dallas, Texas….

Omitted is the addresses used for each of the five letters. Can you individually list the letters by date chronologically, giving the attributed authorship for each, and the address used for Lee Harvey Oswald on each? It would be of inestimable value given some of the dates you have stated.

Ashton

There is no sender address in any of the five letters.

I didn't make my question clear, John. Sorry. It's "the address used for Lee Harvey Oswald on each" of the five letters. So far I can't seem to match sender, with date, with OSWALD address on the letter. That's three variables times five letters, and that's what I'm trying to get sorted out. It's of interest to other events around some of those dates. I'm getting the book, but I'm very interested in getting this information in relation to another line of inquiry that's it happens to coincide with.

The Pedro Charles’ letter was sent to Oswald in Dallas.
Do you know which Dallas address? That's the question. And the date that letter was sent?
Jorge’s letter was sent to Oswald in Miami.

Okay. Do you have a specific address in Miami where it was sent to Oswald, and the date of that specific letter. I'm hoping this is clarifying what I failed to make clear earlier that I'm trying to establish.

It might interest you to know that on page 34 of the book that one of the two CIA officers who supervised the Manuel Artime operation in 1963 was James McCord of Watergate fame. The other CIA officer was Howard Hunt.

Oh, it interests me a very great deal indeed. Thanks very much. I'm looking forward to this book.

Ashton

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Omitted is the addresses used on each of the five letters. Could you list each letter chronologically, with the attributed authorship of each, and the address used on each for Lee Harvey Oswald? It would be of inestimable value.

Ashton

Ashton:

Anthony Marsh dealt with this one his website, where photocopies of each are also viewable:

http://home.comcast.net/~the_puzzle_palace/cubahoax.htm

A series of letters were mailed from Havana, Cuba which suggested that Oswald was working for Cuban intelligence. The first letter was postmarked November 28, 1963 from Havana, Cuba addressed to Lee Oswald. It was signed by a "Pedro Charles" and dated November 10, 1963. It appeared to discuss the upcoming assassination.

In addition to personal chit-chat it contained references to Oswald's great markmanship, the job that he was going to do, the money he had been paid, and how proud the "Chief" would be. U.S. intelligence considered the "Chief" to be a reference to Fidel Castro. But there were a few tip-offs which indicated the letter was not genuine. The letter was sent to Lee Oswald c/o "Mail Office", Dallas, Texas. And the FBI and CIA could not find anyone named Pedro Charles in Cuba. A second letter also postmarked November 28, 1963 was mailed from Havana, Cuba to Attorney General Robert Kennedy alleging that a Cuban agent named Pedro Charles had met with Oswald in Miami several months previously and paid him $7,000 to assassinate the President. This letter was signed by a "Mario del Rosario Molina."

But FBI analysis revealed that both the Molina letter and the Pedro Charles letter had been typed on the same typewriter, a Remington Number 10, large Pica type, mailed in envelopes from the same batch, postmarked at the same place, and signed with the same type of pen and ink. And again there was no such person as Mario del Rosario Molina.

Later analysis by Cuban intelligence identified the unique characteristics of the typewriter used for both letters. In particular they noted that the "a" key had a characteristic wear mark. This was presented at a conference in Havana in 1995. Two more letters were sent from Havana, postmarked December 3, 1963 and signed by a "Miguel Galban Lopez." One was addressed to Voice of America and the other to the Editor of the "Diario del New York." Both letters announced that it was Pedro Charles who paid Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate the President. The FBI examined all four letters and concluded that they probably represented a hoax by anti-Castro groups to blame the assassination on Cuba. But the most amazing thing is that it took Hoover so long to catch onto the fact that these letters were a hoax. On December 12, 1963 the very day that his lab was informing him that the Pedro Charles letters were a hoax, he was citing them to his closest aides as the reason why he felt that the FBI report should not conclude that there was no conspiracy. Although Hoover was personally satisfied that Oswald alone had fired all the shots, he still suspected that Oswald was working on behalf of someone, in particular Castro, based on those letters.

This was the reason for the cover-up of the JFK assassination, not because US officials thought that Oswald acted alone, but because they thought that he was acting on behalf of Castro and if that fact ever became public, it would lead to WWIII.

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Omitted is the addresses used on each of the five letters. Could you list each letter chronologically, with the attributed authorship of each, and the address used on each for Lee Harvey Oswald? It would be of inestimable value.

Ashton

Ashton:

Anthony Marsh dealt with this one his website, where photocopies of each are also viewable:

http://home.comcast.net/~the_puzzle_palace/cubahoax.htm

Thanks, Robert.

Well, I have to say that was sort of like sitting on the the department store Santa's lap, tugging his beard, and finding out that it comes off.

Ashton

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Omitted is the addresses used on each of the five letters. Could you list each letter chronologically, with the attributed authorship of each, and the address used on each for Lee Harvey Oswald? It would be of inestimable value.

Ashton

Ashton:

Anthony Marsh dealt with this one his website, where photocopies of each are also viewable:

http://home.comcast.net/~the_puzzle_palace/cubahoax.htm

A series of letters were mailed from Havana, Cuba which suggested that Oswald was working for Cuban intelligence. The first letter was postmarked November 28, 1963 from Havana, Cuba addressed to Lee Oswald. It was signed by a "Pedro Charles" and dated November 10, 1963. It appeared to discuss the upcoming assassination.

In addition to personal chit-chat it contained references to Oswald's great markmanship, the job that he was going to do, the money he had been paid, and how proud the "Chief" would be. U.S. intelligence considered the "Chief" to be a reference to Fidel Castro. But there were a few tip-offs which indicated the letter was not genuine. The letter was sent to Lee Oswald c/o "Mail Office", Dallas, Texas. And the FBI and CIA could not find anyone named Pedro Charles in Cuba. A second letter also postmarked November 28, 1963 was mailed from Havana, Cuba to Attorney General Robert Kennedy alleging that a Cuban agent named Pedro Charles had met with Oswald in Miami several months previously and paid him $7,000 to assassinate the President. This letter was signed by a "Mario del Rosario Molina."

But FBI analysis revealed that both the Molina letter and the Pedro Charles letter had been typed on the same typewriter, a Remington Number 10, large Pica type, mailed in envelopes from the same batch, postmarked at the same place, and signed with the same type of pen and ink. And again there was no such person as Mario del Rosario Molina.

Later analysis by Cuban intelligence identified the unique characteristics of the typewriter used for both letters. In particular they noted that the "a" key had a characteristic wear mark. This was presented at a conference in Havana in 1995. Two more letters were sent from Havana, postmarked December 3, 1963 and signed by a "Miguel Galban Lopez." One was addressed to Voice of America and the other to the Editor of the "Diario del New York." Both letters announced that it was Pedro Charles who paid Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate the President. The FBI examined all four letters and concluded that they probably represented a hoax by anti-Castro groups to blame the assassination on Cuba. But the most amazing thing is that it took Hoover so long to catch onto the fact that these letters were a hoax. On December 12, 1963 the very day that his lab was informing him that the Pedro Charles letters were a hoax, he was citing them to his closest aides as the reason why he felt that the FBI report should not conclude that there was no conspiracy. Although Hoover was personally satisfied that Oswald alone had fired all the shots, he still suspected that Oswald was working on behalf of someone, in particular Castro, based on those letters.

This was the reason for the cover-up of the JFK assassination, not because US officials thought that Oswald acted alone, but because they thought that he was acting on behalf of Castro and if that fact ever became public, it would lead to WWIII.

No, it wasn't.

They almost from the start were saying that the letters were a hoax. They probably knew just as certainly as Castro, that it was not something the Cubans would ever do.

Castro talking to Maria Shriver:

"Now, when Oswald's name came up, someone reported that an individual with the same name had tried to visit Cuba and had asked for a visa at the Mexican Embassy. It was a routine request. I never knew anything about it. The Foreign Ministry was informed. We were denying all those visas because we were mistrustful. Here's an American wanting to come to our country. What is he coming for? Who is he coming? Unless it was someone well known, we were not granting visas. So this individual went there. He asked for a visa but he was denied a visa. No one thought about it again. But then the name started to appear. On top of it, this man was married to a Soviet woman. So, imagine! What if this man had come to Cuba on a routine visit and then had gone back to the United States and assassinated Kennedy? They would have tried to implicate us. I sometimes ask myself if someone, diabolically, did not plan all this, someone half mad, someone mentally ill. He might have been manipulated. No one can tell, no one can tell if it was an individual reaction. It seems that he was the one who shot him. It seems. It might have been the act of an individual. However, there are people like this who can be manipulated. There are people who act on their own. This young man who tried to assassinate Reagan apparently acted alone. It was said that he was in love with an actress, that it was a case of unrequited love. He wanted to be famous. He almost killed Reagan. This kind of madman can exist anywhere.

Now, the most probable thing is that if we had heard that someone was planning to assassinate Kennedy, we would have alerted the U.S. Government. We would have warned them about the danger. That's the most probable thing. It did not happen that way because we never heard about it. But I don't want to talk about our conduct in that respect, how we interpret our obligations. If we hear that someone is trying to assassinate Reagan, you can rest assured that we will alert Reagan. You can be assured that we will alert Reagan, because I feel a responsible government cannot hear of such a report, learn of such a report and not warn somebody. You can rest assured. And I believe the U.S. Government knows it. I think there cannot be any sane, serious person in the United States who can believe that Cuba had anything to do with Kennedy's death.

Not even Batista. We were the enemies of Batista. We could have killed Batista. However, we are politically against tyrannicide; we never practiced tyrannicide. We never believed that the death of a man would change a society. Therefore, we had the strength to attack the Moncada Barracks with 160 men, to wage war. We could have ambushed Batista and killed him. There's not a single indication in the entire history of the revolution that the 26 July Movement, which we organized and led, had planned to assassinate Batista. And yet Batista had killed thousands of our comrades. Therefore, in philosophical terms, we have never contemplated tyrannicide. Never. If we did not do it with Batista here--it would have been easy-why do it with a president of the United States. Men have their ideas, convictions, history. That cannot be ignored."

Observations concerning the letter images:

The typing of the letters on the left and the envelopes on the right.

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I think a case can be made that NONE of the envelopes have the type of the letters that were in them. Definitely A and B letters are from the same type writer, and possibly C as well.

I think a case can be made that envelope A and C are from the same typewriter.

So, it's not just three letters, but three letters and three envelopes.

Each of the letters are reported by the FBI as having been opened and resealed.

The FBI made no report (that I can see) about the type on the envelopes.

The post office was opening letters from communist bloc countries.

The letters surfaced after delivery to the PO in Dallas and to the Attorney Gen office and to The VOM.

Who delivered the letters?

Who says the contents came from Cuba?

Why were they NOT intercepted at entry to the USA?>>> of course they were!!

By whom? Whoever it was, opened them and resealed them and sent them on without notifying anyone.

When they were resealed did they have the original contents in them?

A case can be made that there was no Cuban NOR Anti-Cuban, in Cuba or in the US, behind these letters.

This is an attempt to implicate Anti-Cubans, not Cubans.

Who had access to letters, PO stamps, stamps and delivery?

The only letter addressed to Oswald here was DESTINED for dead-letters.

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But FBI analysis revealed that both the Molina letter and the Pedro Charles letter had been typed on the same typewriter, a Remington Number 10, large Pica type, mailed in envelopes from the same batch, postmarked at the same place, and signed with the same type of pen and ink. And again there was no such person as Mario del Rosario Molina.

Anthony Marsh is writing about the four letters discovered by the FBI in 1963. He was unaware of the "Jorge" letter that was in the G-2 archives. According to the FBI the Pedro Charles and Molina letters were typed on a Remington Number 10, large Pica type. Tests by G-2 suggest the Jorge letter was typed on the same machine.

Later analysis by Cuban intelligence identified the unique characteristics of the typewriter used for both letters. In particular they noted that the "a" key had a characteristic wear mark. This was presented at a conference in Havana in 1995. Two more letters were sent from Havana, postmarked December 3, 1963 and signed by a "Miguel Galban Lopez." One was addressed to Voice of America and the other to the Editor of the "Diario del New York." Both letters announced that it was Pedro Charles who paid Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate the President. The FBI examined all four letters and concluded that they probably represented a hoax by anti-Castro groups to blame the assassination on Cuba. But the most amazing thing is that it took Hoover so long to catch onto the fact that these letters were a hoax. On December 12, 1963 the very day that his lab was informing him that the Pedro Charles letters were a hoax, he was citing them to his closest aides as the reason why he felt that the FBI report should not conclude that there was no conspiracy. Although Hoover was personally satisfied that Oswald alone had fired all the shots, he still suspected that Oswald was working on behalf of someone, in particular Castro, based on those letters.

Escalante argues that they did not have enough information to investigate Pedro Charles (or Jorge). However, they did trace every example of Miguel Galvan Lopez and Mario del Rosario Molina in Cuba. He argues that none of those traced could have possibly sent the letters.

This was the reason for the cover-up of the JFK assassination, not because US officials thought that Oswald acted alone, but because they thought that he was acting on behalf of Castro and if that fact ever became public, it would lead to WWIII.

The reason that Hoover and the Warren Commission suppressed information on these letters had nothing to do with the fact that they realized they were part of a "hoax". It was because of the dates on the letters and the time that they arrived in the United States. It is clear that all four (and the Jorge letter) were all written before the assassination. Therefore, the author/s knew that Oswald was being set-up as a patsy. The letters therefore told the FBI that Oswald was not a lone gunman. The idea that LBJ and Hoover covered this up because they feared if the real assassins were discovered, it would lead to WWIII is absurb for anyone who knows anything about politics or foreign policy in the 1960s. LBJ and Hoover knew that the case against Castro would never stand up under any proper investigation. What would be revealed was that someone was trying to set up Castro? As Escalante points out in his book, only the CIA had the ability to do this. Only LBJ and the FBI had the means to cover this fact up. This is the issue that the House Select Committee on Assassinations refused to look into.

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No it isn't.

The transparency of the conspiracy means the letters were to implicate anti-castroites. They certainly indicate a conspiracy. But what type of conspiracy?

The letters focus on those who were NOT behind the assassination. Had the true room beyond the room full of mirrors and smoke been opened, the US would have descended into Civil War. They had a hard enough time trying to contain it during the coming decade of long hot chicago style summers.

And what do beleaguered Governments do? They declare martial law. The contradictions that were tearing the US apart would surface and the SWP and CPUSA would move to war footing. Preemptive first strike on the Soviet Union would follow and 40 million US citicans would die.

That is what the WC was all about

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The transparency of the conspiracy means the letters were to implicate anti-castroites. They certainly indicate a conspiracy. But what type of conspiracy?

The letters focus on those who were NOT behind the assassination. Had the true room beyond the room full of mirrors and smoke been opened, the US would have descended into Civil War. They had a hard enough time trying to contain it during the coming decade of long hot chicago style summers.

And what do beleaguered Governments do? They declare martial law. The contradictions that were tearing the US apart would surface and the SWP and CPUSA would move to war footing. Preemptive first strike on the Soviet Union would follow and 40 million US citicans would die.

That is what the WC was all about

The letters were clearly not very professional. Escalante argues that an analysis of the “Jorge” letter suggests that it was written by someone who did not have Spanish as a first language.

However, the fact that the letters were written before the assassination suggests that the person who wrote the letter knew about the conspiracy to kill JFK. According to your argument, these people were against the anti-Castrolites - in other words, pro-Castro. Therefore, the people behind the assassination were pro-Castro who wanted to blame it on the anti-Castro community. However, they did not do this directly and for the plan to succeed, they had to rely on the FBI to work out that the letters were forgeries. How could they guarantee that all this would happen?

A more logical explanation is that the people who set up Oswald were fairly incompetent but knew that the FBI and the CIA would take the necessary steps to cover-up for them.

Another possibility is that the assassination was planned by highly competent members of the CIA. However, they set up several groups of people: pro-Castro, anti-Castro, LBJ, the communists, the far-right (Bernard Weissman), the Texas oil millionaires, etc. It was then left up to the FBI to decide who to blame. It did not matter who it was as long as it was not the CIA. If this was the strategy, it worked as all the false trials has kept researchers busy and confused for over 40 years.

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During his investigation, Fabian Escalante came across a Cuban intelligence source report in April 1963. It seems that G-2 had someone spying on the Friends of Democratic Cuba in New Orleans. It seems that some interesting characters were associating with each other during this period. This included Guy Banister, David Ferrie, Orlando Bosch, Luis Posada, Sergio Arcacha, Antonio Cuesta, Eladio del Valle, Frank Bartes, Carlos Bringuier, Manuel Salvat and Manuel Villafana.

Between May and September, Cuban agents in the United States reported meetings between CIA officers and anti-Castro terrorists. This included Howard Hunt, Frank Sturgis, Orlando Piedra, Orlando Bosch, Luis Posada, Antonio Cuesta, Eladio del Valle, Antonio Veciana, Joaquin Sanjenis and the Novo Sampol brothers.

Another informant identified Lee Harvey Oswald as staying at a CIA safe-house on the outskirts of Miami during the summer of 1963. While there he met Orlando Bosch, Luis Posada and Antonio Cuesta.

The final report of interest concerns a Cuban agent who identified Eladio del Valle and Herminio Diaz in Dallas on 20th November, 1963. The agent also reported that the two men “handled large sums of money after the crime.”

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