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Cryptonym: AMCLOCK-1

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Definition:
AMCLOCK-1 was probably Jose Enrique Camejo Argudin, UN representative. A memo from LAD/JFK Task Force stated PLSLSTEEL-1 was formerly AMANVIL-1, AMCLOCK-1 and INDEVOUT-3.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
INDEVOUT-3 was probably Jose Enrique Camejo Argudin.
Sources:

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2021/docid-32373697.pdf

Memo for the record from LAD/JFK Task Force: Subject: PLSLSTEEL-1 (formerly AMANVIL-1, AMCLOCK-1 and INDEVOUT-3) Project and 201 Files:

104-10072-10227: CONTACT REPORT NO. 1 AND 2 OF MEETING HELD ON 26 AND 27 SEPTEMBER 1967.

10/13/67: Dispatch from Chief of Base, New York to Chief, WH/Cuba: Subject: TYPIC/AMCLOCK/1 Transmittal of Contact Reports for First Two Meetings with AMCLOCK/1: "1. Transmitted herewith are one copy for each addressee of the contact reports prepared by Peter J. Di Gerveno (Emilio Americo Rodriguez) concerning his first two meetings with AMCLOCK/1. Report #1, New York Memorandum (NYM)-2233, deals with a meeting held 26 September 1967; Report #2, NYM-2234, deals with a meeting held 27 September. 2. IDENTITY Sheets for each of the two reports follow under separate cover enclosure to this dispatch. 3. Contact reports of later meetings will follow by dispatch. Howard G. Figalan." - - - Page 4: The identity of M is handwritten in as General Diaz Diaz, and AMCLOCK-1 is pointed towards a handwritten "Rogelio Rodriguez Lopez."

104-10180-10210: [RESTRICTED]

10/24/67: Cable to Director (Info: JMWAVE, DO BASE New York): Slugline RYBAT AKULE PERS: REF JMWAVE 9868 (IN 77993): ..."3. Suggest HQs and JMWAVE set a date for release of Digerveno (Emilio Americo Rodriguez) from PBRUMEN (Cuba) duties so that he can thereafter spend full time preparing for Caracas (see 2022 release below) assignment. Realize importance AMCLOCK-1 op and if Digerveno presence continues be essential to that op, suggest preparations be made release Digerveno from PBRUMEN duties about 1 Jan; that training be conducted with due deliberation to insure thoroughness; and that consideration be given having Digerveno leave family JMWAVE until end school semester June 68..." - - - 2022 release, page 9: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10180-10210.pdf

104-10180-10210: [RESTRICTED]

10/27/67: Cable to DO Base/New York (Info: JMWAVE, Caracas): Slugline AKULE AMCLOCK: Page 2: (WH/COG Comments) "***Para 2 of Ref C requests Digerveno (Emilio Americo Rodriguez) to ask AMCLOCK-1 if he (AMCLOCK-1) could and would be willing to meet and maintain periodic contact with a foreign diplomat in Havana as a means of maintaining communications contact with WOFIRM (CIA)." - - - 2022 release, pages 7-8: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10180-10210.pdf

104-10180-10050: CIA FILE ON ROGELIO RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ.

09/03/69: Memorandum from Howard G. Figalan (see 2022 release below) to Chief of Base: Subject: (REDACTION) Operational: Western Hemisphere Targets, Group II: (REDACTION): Monthly Activities Report, August 1969: "1. AMBEDEW-1 (probably Orlando Castro Hidalgo) arrived in the area for resettlement on 1 August 1969. Although (REDACTION) in handling the administrative aspects of the resettlement, the writer is staying in periodic contact with AMBEDEW-1 and AMBEDEW-3 for future operational purposes (e.g., debriefing AMBEDEW-1 on (REDACTION) etc). Results of the East batch of photographs forwarded by (REDACTION) 26 June, were received via DIRECTOR 25971 in early August. 2. (REDACTION). 3. In mid-August LNERGO (FBI) advised the writer that AMCLOCK-1 would be visiting the U.S. This was the first indication to RVROCK (CIA) of his possible travel here this year. 4. On 30 August AMDELAY/1 arrived in the area for resettlement. 5. In late August the Base with local LNERGO monitored, for WH (REDACTION) the AMGAIT/1 matter involving (REDACTION). We were all in agreed opinion that (REDACTION) would not show up for the 25 August meeting as it had been laid on prior to the events cited in paragraph 2 above; we were correct as (REDACTION) did not appear..." - - - 2022 release, page 51: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10180-10050.pdf

04-10180-10050: CIA FILE ON ROGELIO RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ.

10/13/69: Dispatch from COB, Withheld to Chief, WH/COG: Subject: TYPIC/DOMOPS/AMROSE Debriefing of AMCLOCK/1 on (REDACTION) Personalities: "1. Attached herewith for C/WH/COG and COS/WH/MIAMI are two copies each of two memoranda concerning results of a 6 October 1969 debriefing of AMCLOCK/1 by Howard G. Figalan on (REDACTION) personalities. 2. A copy of each of the two memoranda has bene passed by Figalan to the local LNERGO (FBI) (REDACTION) Squad, per our existing informal agreement. ELGIN is the code name for AMCLOCK/1 as used between the Base and LNERGO here. 3. Results of the 6 October meeting concerning (REDACTION) have been forwarded to above addressees by separate dispatch. 4. The writer anticipates that further and more detailed debriefing information on personalities of local interest to this Base and LNERGO will be forthcoming in future sessions with AMCLOCK/1. 5. Items should be extracted for the appropriate 201 files. Howard G. Figalan." - - - 2022 release, page 55: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10180-10050.pdf

104-10180-10050: CIA FILE ON ROGELIO RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ.

10/23/69: Dispatch from Acting COS, Withheld to Chief, WH COG (Info: COS, WH MIAMI; Chief, DO): Subject: TYPIC/DOMOPS/AMROSE - Debriefing of AMCLOCK/1 on (REDACTION): "1. Attached herewith for C/WH/COG and COS/WH/MIAMI are two copies each of three memoranda concerning results of an 11 October 1969 debriefing of AMCLOCK/1 by Howard G. Figalan (REDACTION). The meeting with AMCLOCK/1 was necessarily brief, and thus the results are not as extensive as those forwarded by the two referenced dispatches (from a 6 October meeting with AMCLOCK/1). 2. A copy of each of the memoranda has been passed by Figalan to the local LNERGO (FBI) (REDACTION) Squad, per our existing informal arrangement. 'ELGIN' is the code name for AMCLOCK/1 as used between the Base and LNERGO here. 3. Items should be extracted for the appropriate 201 files. Howard G. Figalan." - - - 2022 release, page 43: https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2022/104-10180-10050.pdf

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