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Volume II: The Contra Story

Office of Inspector General

Investigations Staff

 

Allegations of Connections Between CIA and The Contras in Cocaine Trafficking to the United States (1)
(96-0143-IG)

 

Volume II: The Contra Story


Glossary of Terms

Introduction

Questions Presented

Findings

    What were CIA's legal and regulatory responsibilities during the Contra program regarding the reporting of potential drug trafficking crimes?

    What policies and guidelines governed CIA's contacts during the Contra program with persons and organizations alleged to be involved in drug trafficking?

    What do CIA Headquarters and field personnel recall regarding alleged drug trafficking by the Contras?


    Contra Organizations

      What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Contra organizations? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities? 15th of September Legion--Justiniano Perez/Manuel Porro/Juan Francisco Rivera/Hugo Villagra/Fernando Brautigan/Felix Alcides Espinoza/Edwin Hoocker

       

      Southern Front Contras

        Central America and the Caribbean Map

        What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Southern Front Contras? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?

        The Southern Front Trafficking Reports

        Adolfo Jose Chamorro

        Roberto Jose Chamorro

        Marcos Antonio Aguado

        Gerardo Duran

        Alfonso Robelo

        Octaviano Cesar

        Edmundo Jose Chamorro

        Fernando Jose Chamorro

        Sebastian Gonzalez

        Carol Prado

        Jenelee Hodgson

        Alfredo Cesar

        Jose Davila

        Harold Martinez

        Rene Corvo

        Carlos Alberto Amador

        Jose Orlando Bolanos

        Moises Nunez

        Gustavo Quezada

        Felipe Vidal

         

        Northern Front Contras

          What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving Northern Front Contras? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?

          Adolfo Calero

          Enrique Bermudez

          Mario Jose Calero

          Juan Ramon Rivas

          Stedman Fagoth

          Roger Herman

          Sebastian Pinel

          Arnoldo Jose Arana

          Jose Francisco Cardenal/Bergman Arguello/Eduard Jose Sacasa-Urouyo/Rolando Murillo/Juan Savala (or Zavala)/Renato Pena/Roger J. Ramiro

           

          Other Individuals Involved in the Contra Program

            What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving other individuals supporting the Contra program? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?

            Ivan Gomez

            A CIA Independent Contractor

            A Second CIA Independent Contractor

            A Third CIA Independent Contractor

            John Floyd Hull

             

            Pilots, Companies, and Other Individuals Working for Companies Used to Support  the Contra Program

              What drug trafficking allegations was CIA aware of, and when, involving pilots and companies supporting the Contra program? How did CIA respond to this information, and how was this information shared with other U.S. Government entities?

              Frigorificos De Puntarenas/Ocean Hunter

              SETCO

              DIACSA

              Vortex/Universal

              Hondu Carib

              Allegations Involving Other Companies Associated With the Contras

              Southern Air Transport

              Markair

              [deleted]

              Allegations Involving Air Crew Members of Companies that Provided Services to the Contras Under Contract or Subcontract with CIA

              What was the nature and extent of CIA's knowledge of allegations of Contra drug trafficking at the Ilopango Air Base?

              To what extent did CIA disseminate "finished intelligence products" that included information about drug trafficking on the part of individuals, organizations, and independent contractors associated with the Contras?

              To what extent did CIA share information with Congress regarding allegations of drug trafficking on the part of individuals, organizations, and independent contractors associated with the Contras?

                 

                Appendices

                  Appendix A -- Jack Terrell

                  Appendix B -- Frank Castro

                  Appendix C -- To what extent did CIA have information indicating that the Government of Nicaragua, the Government of Cuba, or Nicaraguan- or Cuban-sponsored individuals were involved in alleged drug trafficking activities of individuals associated with the Contras?

                  Appendix D -- Potential Disinformation and CIA-Contra Drug Allegations

                  Appendix E -- Allegations by Tony Avirgan and Martha Honey of CIA and Contra Involvement in Drug Smuggling

                   

                  Exhibits

                  1. March 2, 1982 DoJ-CIA Memorandum of Understanding regarding "Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Federal Crimes"

                     

                  2. February 11, 1982 Letter to DCI William Casey from Attorney General William French Smith regarding DoJ-CIA Memorandum of Understanding

                     

                  3. February 8, 1985 DoJ Memorandum to Mark Richard from A. R. Cinquegrana, "CIA Reporting of Drug Offenses"

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                  Posted: Apr 26, 2007 10:14 AM
                  Last Updated: Jun 19, 2013 02:17 PM