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ID:

29

Date:

2006-11-07

Headline:

Story cites National Security Archive's FOIA revelation that Luis Posada Carriles informed his CIA minders of the plot to blow up a Cuban airliner three months before the attack.

Reporter's name:

Carol J. Williams

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

Yes

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Los Angeles Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Documents the National Security Archive obtained through FOIA reveal that Luis Posada Carriles informed his CIA handlers of a plot to blow up a Cuban airliner near Barbados three months before the 1976 attack in which all 73 people on board were killed. Peter Kornbluh of the Archive, housed at George Washington University, has declassified CIA and FBI evidence of Posada’s role in the plane bombing.

Keywords:

Luis Posada Carriles; Fidel Castro; Cuban airliner; bombing; Cuban exiles; Condoleezza Rice; Alberto Gonzalez; Bay of Pigs


Agencies:

CIA
DEA
FBI
STATE

States:

FL

Categories:

terrorism


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