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Cablegate: 10 November Repatriation of Cubans At

P 022025Z DEC 08
FM USINT HAVANA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3912
DEPT OF TREASURY WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
CDR USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL//J5/POLAD/USCG-LNO// PRIORITY
COMNAVBASE GUANTANAMO BAY CU PRIORITY
COMCOGARDGRU KEY WEST FL//OPS// PRIORITY
CCGDSEVEN MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS HAVANA 000894


DEPT FOR WHA/CCA, INL/HSTC

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SMIG PREF PREL KCRM CU
SUBJECT: 10 NOVEMBER REPATRIATION OF CUBANS AT
CABANAS

1. USINT officer transferred 28 Cubans from the
U.S. Coast Guard cutter Ocracoke to Cuban
authorities on November 10 without incident.

2. The cutter docked in the Cuban port of Cabanas
at approximately 9:30 am local time to transfer
the migrants. USINT officer briefed the returnees
and provided standard information packets on legal
immigration methods. Officer advised the returnees
that USINT officers would attempt to contact them
in the next several months to assess their well
being, including visiting some Havana-based
returnees in their homes. Returnees were also
advised that they could meet with a U.S. official
at the Refugee Annex Fridays 10 am to discuss
specific claims of harm, including retaliatory
acts such as being unjustly dismissed from
one's job, being frequently detained by police,
or being the target of public acts of repudiation.

3. No returnees protested the repatriation to
USINT or USCG personnel. The cutter departed
without incident. The returnees were met by
Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX) and
Ministry of Interior (MININT) officials for
transport to a Cuban Processing Center.

4. The following 28 Cuban returnees were
repatriated. Corrections and/or additions are
in parentheses:

A. Abdelaiziz Martinez-Marquez

B. Osmir Campo-Gonzalez

C. Omar Gonzalez-de Armas

D. Jorge Luis Federico-Acosta
Correct address: Monserrate # 301
e/ OQReilly y San Juan de Dios, Habana
Vieja, Ciudad Habana)

E. Ramon Torres-Sanchez

F. Yoslayne Rivero-Mollinedo

G. Ramon Lorenzo-Valdes

H. Leonardo Santoyo-Fernandez

I. Alexis Cueto-Garcia

J. Jose Manuel Cabrera-Elias

K. Roger Falcon-Martinez

L. Mario Leyva-Labrador

M. Raul Julio Rodriguez-Alsina

N. Rolando Garcia-Alsina (Villegas/not
Villagas)

O. Yamilka Febles-Garcia

P. Yousmel Martinez Salorzano

Q. Yasmany Gonzalez-Morejon

R. Rolando Sacerio-Diaz

S. Yoseni Martinez-Lima

T. Alian Hernandez-Delgado

U. Ariadna Roy-Quila (Jaguey Grande/
not Juaguey)

V. Arliet Perez-Chamizo

W. Niurka Cordero-Sanabia

X. Oscar Pena-Herrera (Herrera/not
Herrara (Interior/not Intenor; E/
Cespedes y Agramonte/not Aguamonte)

Y. Yandry Mendez-Rosa (Linea 88/not 86)

Z. Rolando Madruga-Miranda

AA. Rodolfo Luis Suarez-Luzardo

AB. Yohandrys Pereira-Rodriguez

5. Fiscal Year-to-date total repatriated
Cubans: 150

6. Repatriated Cubans during this
month: 28

Farrar

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