This cable concerns AMSWIRL-1, believed to be U.S. Customs officer Cesar Diosdado. In this document, it is noted that "[AMSWIRL-1] wears two hats. On one hand he ODBOON officer bound by ODBOON laws and regulations report ODBOON all info he uncovers in his role as ODBOON officer his area operations.....On other hand A-1 [AMSWIRL-1] working for an under control WAVE as WAVE agent."
This cable notes that ODBOON representatives "contacted WAVE 6 Feb and stated they investigating possible neutrality law violations by vessel (Venus) which belongs JURE."
This letter from CIA to the Justice Dept. notes Cesar Diosdada's employment as "Customs Agent at Key West, Florida."
9/26/62 memo from Chief, JMWAVE to Chief, JMBAR. The Supervising ODBOON Agent is identified as Joseph Fortier. Also see 104-10260-10292, 6/12/63, stating that "David F. Cardoza has replaced Joseph Fortier as Chief, Miami Customs. Latter now holds job of assistant to Cardoza of admin matters."
11/4/63: SISS Testimony of Dickey Chappelle, also known as Georgette Chappelle, a famed photographer who died in combat during the sixties. She testified that she boarded the members of Comandos L, including Santiago Alvarez and Ramon Font, at her home in Hialeah. She was very upset at Customs official Walt Shanley for searching her home without a warrant, seizing property, and making no arrests.