Junta Revolucionaria Cubana JURE
Cuban Revolutionary Unity
[REF: Cuban Counter Revolutionary Handbook 10 October 1962 by the CIA.
FBI HQ file number 109-584-3387; NARA RIF Number 124-10279-10032]
[NOTE: The copies were very hard to transcribe because of
poor photo reproduction. At points where the words were unreadable,
(...) were inserted to indicate a missing word or words. Words in
brackets are not contained in the original. FURTHER NOTE: Please
consider the date,
10 Oct. 1962, when evaluating the organizations.]
COUNTER REVOLUTIONARY HANDBOOK
PART II: SECONDARY ORGANIZATIONS
I. IDENTIFYING DATA:
Common Title: JURE or JRC
Title: Junta Revolucionaria Cubana
Cuban Revolutionary Unity
Political: Created in Puerto Rico by Manolo RAY Rivero around
nucleus of former 26 July Movement leaders. Leftists group.
Advocate socialist government. RAY calls it "democratic
left." Maintain Cuba be liberated by Cubans. Oppose U. S.
intervention but want U. S. material and monetary support.
Propose equal opportunity for education, work, housing, social welfare,
and avoidance of concentration of national wealth in hands of
few. Support agrarian reform.
Leading Personalities: In Exile: Manolo RAY, Rogelio
CISNEROS, Felipe Pazos, Raul CHIBAS, Ramon BARQUIN, Justo CARRILLO,
Ernesto BETANCOURT, Eleno MEDEROS, Agustin CASTELLANOS, Carlos HEVIA de
los Reyes Gavilan, Osorio DAVILA Santana and Raul MARTINEZ Arara.
RAY has been working on unity since pulled faction out MRP in mid
1961. Held interviews with refugee leaders Miami in effort have
them dissolve their respective movements and integrate into JURE.
Concentrated on groups that splintered from 26 July Movement such as
MRP, UR, MRRC, MRTN, MAPA, and SFNE. Relatively
unsuccessful. Majority nor mentioned groups denounced RAY's
activities. 16 Sept. meeting in Puerto Rico officially creating
JURE attended by over 100 exiles, but mostly relatively unknowns.
Members of some larger anti-CASTRO groups participated as individuals.
III. CURRENT STATUS
Ray's failure get desired support of Cuban exile community set back his
plan to represent himself as Cuban exile leader. Failure due in
part to fact he and his associates considered by many to still
represent "fidelismo sin Fidel" and also due to opposition to his non
U. S. intervention policy RAY continuing to work for larger
representation. Currently negotiating with former Rebel Army
military group and labor union factions. Some JURE leaders feel
they should conduct an ALPHA-66 raid in near future in order to
boost. JURE prestige. Only apparent achievement so far is
creation of further confusion and disunity within Cuban exile
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