UN Human Rights Commissioner Meets Cuban Spy 4

"Former" DI officer Adriana Perez

“Former” DI officer Adriana Perez

Radio Cadena Agramonte has reported that UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Flavia Pansieri, met in Geneva with “former” Directorate of Intelligence (DI) officer Adriana Pérez. She is the wife of Gerardo Hernández, the Military Intelligence officer “loaned” to the DI to run the Wasp Network. It was under his supervision that the massive spy network conducted Operation Scorpion. This mission supported the Cuban Air Force’s murder of four search and rescue crewmen flying with Brothers to the Rescue.

During yesterday’s meeting, the “former” spy asked the UN to urge Washington to release Havana’s three remaining jailed spies. She also told the UN official that her husband and the others, physically and mentally, are not doing well in prison. Speaking for myself, that’s probably something they should have considered before they spied against the US and engaged in a conspiracy to commit murder.

Editor’s Note: Hernández’s wife, Adriana Pérez O’Connor, was still in training as a Directorate of Intelligence (DI) asset when the Wasp Network (La Red Avispa) was brought down in September 1998. She and her children were deported and permanently banned re-entry visas. Her mission had been to courier messages and material between Havana and Miami.


  1. Well said Mr Simmons,These spies were MURDERERS! and if this spy lady is saying that her husband is not doing well in Cuba,too bad there are thousands of political prisoners in Cuban prisons that are not doing very well there.If Gerardo Hernandez was in charge of the operation to murder innocent people,he should pay for what he is done.Our Government
    was too generous with these spies,if it was the other way around and they were American spies in Cuba at this time they would have been executed by firing squad.

  2. Pingback: Cuban Intelligence official gets meeting with UN Human Rights commissioner to plead Castro dictatorship’s ‘case’ | Babalú Blog

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