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Posada Carriles, Luis


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  • Fuller Name

    • Luis Faustino Clemente
  • Variants

    • Carriles, Luis Posada
    • Bambi, 1928-2018
  • Additional Information

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  • Sources

    • found: Los caminos del guerrero, 1994:t.p. (Luis Posada Carriles) p. 2 and 3 of cover (Luis Posada Carrilles; Cuban counterrevolutionary)
    • found: Miami herald, Dec. 3, 2006, p. 15A(operative in the Iran-contra network under code name Ramón Medina)
    • found: Google search, Feb. 5, 2007(full name: Luis Faustino Clemente Posada Carriles; b. Feb. 15, 1928, Cienfuegos, Cuba; aliases: Ramón Medina, Ignacio Medina, Juan Ramón Medina, Ramón Medina Rodríguez, José Ramón Medina, Rivas López, Juan José Rivas, Juan José Rivas López, Julio César Dumas, Franco Rodríguez Mena, Bezanquen, Commissioner Basilio in the Political Police of Venezuela, and recently Melvin C. Thompson; also known by the nickname of Bambi)
    • found: Miami herald WWW site, viewed May 23, 2018(in obituary dated May 23, 2018: Luis Posada Carriles, considered a hero among members of the Cuban exile community for his role in the Bay of Pigs invasion and for his attempts to overthrow the late Fidel Castro, died Wednesday [May 23, 2018]; the Cuban exile militant and CIA agent was 90; considered a terrorist by both the Cuban government and the United States' FBI; born in Ci[e]nfuegos, Cuba, on Feb. 15, 1928; after serving in the U.S. Army in 1963 and 1964 and reaching the rank of second lieutenant, Posada Carriles, nicknamed Bambi, was recruited by the CIA in April of 1965 as an instructor in a training center in Florida; worked for the CIA from 1965 to 1967, and then from 1968 to 1976 as an informant in Venezuela's intelligence service)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Pseudonyms not found on published works: Ramón Medina, Ignacio Medina, Juan Ramón Medina, Ramón Medina Rodríguez, José Ramón Medina, Rivas López, Juan José Rivas, Juan José Rivas López, Julio César Dumas, Franco Rodríguez Mena, Bezanquen, Commissioner Basilio, Melvin C. Thompson.]
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-03-09: new
    • 2018-05-25: revised
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