Directorio Revolucionario Cubano - DRC
FBI file # 105-20202-36]
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
M E M O R A D U M
TO: SAC, MIAMI (105- )
FROM: SA GEORGE 3. DAVIS, JR.
SUBJECT: CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY DIRECTORATE
REVOLUCIONARIO CUBANO -DRC)
The following is a summary translation by Miami Translator
Schoenberger, of an article which appeared in "Diario de las
Miami, Florida, on 3/10/73, page 1-B:
CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY DIRECTORATE PROCLAIMS
"RECONCILIATION OR WAR"
by EVARISTO R. SAVON
The Cuban Revolutionary Directorate held a press conference
night, at the offices of Brigade 2506, attended by important
representatives of various Cuban sectors, to proclaim their
"National Reconciliation or Revolutionary War.
The meeting was opened by JUAN FELIPE DE LA CRUZ, who
ANTONIO CALATAYUD, Secretary General of the DRC would read
document to be distributed in Cuba and in exile.
CALATAYUD began his speech with a tribute to Colonel VICENTE
whose widow was present, to student leader PEDRO LUIS
BOITEL, and all
the other Cuban martyrs. He said that after two years
DRC is presenting its plan to liberate Cuba, before we are
an agreement for coexistence.
He said that the DRC accepts all groups in exile.
He then read the document, which is summarized as follows:
We want it known that the DRC has no connections, alliances
compromises with any foreign government or agency of a
government. We will not use U.S. territory for
carrying out our
plans, nor will we involve the U.S. government in the battle
people for liberation.
Under our motto of "National Reconciliation or Revolutionary
will not pause in our battle against the Communist tyranny
Soviet presence in Cuba. Our battle will be without
battle to the death. The DRC has opened communications
revolutionaries in Cuba. We want Cuba to be free,
progressive, just, with opportunities for all, where we can
the common goal of moral and material development of the
The DRC is interested in understandings with democratic
the government and the armed forces of Cuba, on the basis of
reconciliation. We are willing to negotiate with any
the armed forces, at the level of Major or Captain, with the
of FIDEL CASTRO, RAUL CASTRO, OSVALDO DORTICOS, CARLOS
RODRIGUEZ, RAMIRO VALDES and the members of G-2, all of whom
arrested and tried by the proper courts, charged with
selling the revolution to the Soviets.
We are planning general political amnesty for all political
past and present. The only people who will be tried
or criminal actions are those who, after publication of this
commit crimes from the political or military positions they
It is up to our brothers, in Cuba and in exile. The
Cuba today is in foreign hands, and these foreigners do not
the hopes and needs of our people. Our duty is to face
them. Each day, we will be better organized, seeking
militants and more allies. We believe in daily work
and in the
battle which will develop, but we always leave the door open
national reconciliation. Let us work together to seek
solution to this situation–otherwise, the only solution is
revolutionary war. We would prefer a solution which
involve a long, cruel, bloody war.
WE WILL NEVER NEGOTIATE THE FREEDOM OF OUR COUNTRY!
NATIONAL RECONCILIATION OR REVOLUTIONARY WAR!
Miami, Florida, March 5, 1973
for the Central Committee of the DRC, signed by:
DUNNEY PEREZ ALAMO
ANTONIO MICHEL YABOR
JOSE PEREZ ALAMO
MIGUEL ANGEL GARATE
RAUL REYES ROQUE
PEDRO LUIS LEYVA
RAMON CAVEDA COLOME
JOSE CARLOS PRADO
JUAN OCTAVIO ORTEGA
JOSE LUIS HERNANDEZ
ENGENIO MARTI PEREZ
FLAVIO LUIS LOPEZ
PEDRO DIAZ LANDA
HERNAN HENRIQUEZ LORA
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