The AARC is making available important FBI files which shed great light on anti-Castro activities and other matters pertaining to Cuba and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The main file is officially designated 109-HQ-12-210, a “foreign political matters” file on Cuba. It covers roughly a 15-year period in which the FBI reported on activities in Cuba. The AARC obtained tens of thousands of pages of these files from the FBI.
The Cuba 109 files provide a great deal of information about anti-Castro Cuban activities; the composition, actions, and propaganda of Cuban exile organizations, the actions of the Castro government; and the role of American corporations and government officials in the events taking place in Cuba.
According to Dr. John Newman, who has studied the following materials closely, these are very valuable documents. Most of them are completely unavailable elsewhere. A great many of them are redacted differently so that combing the different versions results in important breakthroughs for research. Newman states that he found the Cuba 109 files essential to continuing his work in a multi-volume series on the assassination of President Kennedy.
Because these records were heavily redacted when originally released more than a decade ago, the AARC has filed new FOIA requests for their re-release. As the result of action initiated by the AARC, the FBI has begun to reprocess these records. Countless other referrals to other agencies were never made available. These referrals are the subject of additional ongoing requests by the AARC for full disclosure. When reprocessed records are provided to the AARC, they will be posted with a link on the AARC website. Bookmark this page for additional news and periodic updates.
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Currently available Cuba 109 files may be viewed by clicking HERE.