This Month in History: Cuban Intelligence in Argentina Since At Least 1964 Reply

July 1964:  According to two declassified CIA documents, Oreste Varela led the “Argentina Desk,” which made him responsible for all operations in Argentina led by the DGI’s National Liberation Section.

Editor’s Note:   The Directorate General of Intelligence (DGI) was the name used by the foreign intelligence wing of the Ministry of the Interior until 1989.  At that time, it was reorganized and renamed the Directorate of Intelligence (DI) following a “corruption scandal.”     

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