DGI officer Ricardo Belen Cabrisas Ruiz served as the Commercial Counselor in Ontario from approximately January 1967 through at least October 1970. According to DGI defector Gerardo Peraza, Cabrisas Ruiz performed so well as chief of the DGI Centro that he was promoted to serve as Ambassador to Japan just a few years later. He currently serves as Vice-President of the Council of Ministers.
Editor’s Note: The General Directorate of Intelligence (DGI) was the name previously used by the foreign intelligence wing of the Ministry of the Interior. Following a 1989 “scandal” and reorganization, this service was reorganized and given a new name – the Directorate of Intelligence (DI).