11/6/63 Oliver Galbond/J.C. King dispatch, citing (201-736860) being referred to in MEXI 6445 and MEXI 6614. POA obtained on 11/4/63. (Duplicate at 104-10211-10381)
This is MEXI 6445. Refers back to DIR 72393
Cable MEXI 6614, slugline REDWOOD, Mexico City to Director: "Op development proceeding favorably. During period (of) air conference, Poery (Ricardo Poery Cervantes, pro-Soviet journalist made special arrangements (to) have REDACTED and wife privately meet with cosmonauts (Yuri) Gagarin and (Valentina) Tereshekova." Chief of Station comment: Requested if REDACTED could become operational asset."
MEXI 7160 describes LICUFF-1 and LICRAVE-1 as "Soviet access agents", and seek instructions on how to use them after the JFK assassination.
8/9/65, Contact report from LICUFF-1: Subject asked to conduct operation against Konstantinov. Subject refers to his friend Virginia Gomez Nieto and also refers to his wife.
Prominent leftist journalist in close frequent contact with Soviets. On April 30, 1963, Ivan Gavrilovich Alferiev requested an appointment with Cervantes. November 14, 1963, Alferiev tried to contact Poery. (See Virginia Gomez Nieto) Also see: http://maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=99896&search=poery#relPageId=215&tab=page
A portion of the document regards the attempts of Javier Santos Lorent to contact Ricardo Poery Cervantes and mentions Cervantes "paramour" (girlfriend) Virgina Gomez Niento. She in a prior document was noted to be "Vicky" a "friend" of LICUFF-1. (https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=43210&relPageId=2) The matching references of this relationship would infer that LICUFF-1 was Ricardo Poery Cervantes.