Eslovaquia concede refugio a mayor del MININT 8

DTI-carnéEl mayor Ortelio Abrahantes dice tener pruebas del “accidente” donde falleció Osvaldo Payá y pide contactar con su viuda, Ofelia Acevedo

CubaNet

Desde Bratislava, capital de Eslovaquia, el mayor del Ministerio del Interior Ortelio Abrahantes concedió a MartíNoticias su primera entrevista a un medio de prensa desde que el pasado 17 de marzo abandonó el centro de detención Carmichael Rd, en Nassau, Bahamas, donde permaneció preso casi un año.” La República de Eslovaquia me ha acogido como refugiado a propuesta de la Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas, ANCUR”, confirmó el militar.

Abrahantes asegura que tanto ACNUR como el gobierno eslovaco tomaron en cuenta la “información que poseo en torno a la muerte de los opositores cubanos Oswaldo Paya y Harold Cepero”.” Por esta vía quiero reiterar el llamado a la familia Payá para que me contacte, tengo mucho que aportar a este caso, pruebas convincentes que debo compartir con Ofelia Acevedo, viuda de Payá”.

Abrahantes de 43 años alcanzó el grado de mayor en el MININT y al momento de abandonar Cuba en una embarcación en marzo 2014 por el norte de Camagüey, desempeñaba como jefe provincial de transporte terrestre y marítimo del organismo de orden interior enCiego de Ávila. Allí dejo a su esposa e hijos. Ha sido sometido a rigurosos interrogatorios por parte de las autoridades eslovacas, según dijo, “están muy interesadas en lo que sé del aparato militar cubano, lo que conozco acerca de la participación del gobierno de Cuba en el tráfico de drogas”.

“Amigos confiables en el extranjero han mantenido a buen resguardo la evidencia que sustentará lo que la familia Payá ha denunciado, que la seguridad del estado ocasionó el supuesto aparatoso accidente en el que murieron Payá y Cepero y que por lo menos Payá, llegó con vida al hospital de Bayamo”. Abrahantes prefirió no hacer comentarios sobre qué pruebas específicamente tiene en su poder e indicó que las hará pública en su momento.

Preguntado sobre si tiene planes de viajar a Estados Unidos, dijo que “de inmediato no, pero puede haber sorpresas, todo es possible” Por ahora, ya inició una nueva vida en Eslovaquia, que fue parte de la Checoslovaquia comunista, “y que conoce la represión, la censura de libertades civiles, y los desmanes de la policía política que tuvo nexos estrechos con el régimen cubano”.El frío, la barrera del idioma, en fin, “son muchos los obstáculos a sortear, pero soy un hombre libre, y ojo, sin perder de vista los movimientos de la embajada de Cuba, la mano de los Castro es larga”.

 

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8 comments

  1. Que puedo decir que esta muy extrana la desercion de este coronel de seguridad cubana. Entiendo que de una forma u otra todas estas gentes tienen las manos manchadas de sangre y quieren estar del lado correcto cuando se caiga el castro comunismo. El Ministerio del Interior de Cuba es una organizacion criminal causante del asesinato y tortura de miles de personas.No es extrano que no haya querido viajar a Estados Unidos debido quizas a que alguno a quien torturo lo hubiera podido delatar. En el gobierno Castrista y especialmente en el Minint para llegar a Coronel es porque en su tiempo el fue un buen arrastrado al regimen del genocida dictador Raul Castro. No hace falta oirlo de oidos de uno de estos esbirros para uno dares cuenta que Paya obviamente fue asesinado por los asesinos al mando del genocida dictador Raul Castro. Yo no tengo simpatia por nadie que le sirvio al regimen dictatorial cubanos ni mucho menos aun a los arrepentidos de ultima hora. El dicho dice que cuando el barco se hunde las ratas tratan de escapar del barco.

    • He is neither a Colonel nor a Security member. He is one more of the so many defectors that come abroad with lies and more lies. His credential reads thus: DTI, meaning Department of Technical Investigation, an entity of the Police, not the Security. About Payá´s death, he knows nothing. While in Bahamas, he blatantly lied about it.

  2. El “argumento cubano” sobre una patria dislocada y aparejada por un extenso exilio transformado–hoy–en un nefasto corredor; lamentable laberinto de libertad y nutrido entre mar y tierra de un suelo extraño, solo aunque por una vez sea, es una ignominia producto de la desvergüenza de ser cubano. Nada así puede estar más lejos del ser “un cubano de deber”, de ser “un cubano honesto con la patria”, de ser “un incansable luchador cubano por el bienestar de todos los hijos de Cuba” y no importa lo que se sufra en aras de restituir a la isla de Cuba libre y soberana y a sus hijos, hasta el más pequeño de todos los cubanos desde su cuna esclavizado. Porque nada tiene menos valor, ni tiene menos honor que el no corresponderle a la patria madre y maestra de todos los cubanos que sean dignos de ser hijos de ella, sin prostituirla, sin venderla, amándole incansablemente como único nido natural, arraigado en el nacimiento de cada cubano, albergue de la geografía autóctona de la cultura caribeña criolla—pero cubana—antes cimentada sobre potestad joya predilecta de la corona Española del nuevo mundo. El ser cubano, el ser criollo, el saber acerca de la madre patria y el no traicionarla jamás en contra de su propia identidad cubana, y el saber abnegarse sobre su razón de lucha por su independencia de casta mambisa, el forjar su plena prosperidad y llevar todos estos deberes como prendas en el corazón, aunque cambien los soplos de los vientos, son las formas más dignas de vivir y de morir de un cubano. (Jorge Garrido 04-29-2015)

    Para mi José Martí es mi MAESTRO, un hombre complejo, cubano criollo, escritor incansable, hombre romántico y unos de los padres de la patria de Cuba entre Maceo, de Céspedes y Máximo Gómez; es el gran apóstol de la independencia de Cuba y pensó y plasmo con su mano y pluma esto acerca del socialismo. Lo brindo aquí, para que nadie se equivoque sobre esto, ni para que nadie intente mezclar las cosas de la patria con las otras aprendidas en tierras de suelo extraño, en exilio, porque como la melaza derivado de la propia caña de azúcar limpia cubana se utiliza para endulzar “todo aquello” con lo que se alimenta al ganado que no piensa, ni siente por la patria Cuba. (Jorge Garrido 04-29-2019)

    LAS SIGUIENTES SON FRASES DE JOSÉ MARTÍ (Libro: “El Cantar de Martí”)

    “La soluciones socialistas, nacidas de los males europeos, no tienen nada que curar en la selva del Amazonas.”

    “El funcionarismo autocrático abusará de la plebe cansada y trabajadora. Lamentable será y general, la servidumbre.”

    “Asociaciones socialistas envían sus azuzadores profesionales.”

    “Un pensador, Herbert Spencer, señala el riesgo que ciertos pueblos modernos corren de caer en un degradante socialismo.”

    “Los crímenes no aprovechan a la libertad, ni cuadran a estatuas blancas, manos rojas.”

    “De ser siervo de sí mismo, pasaría el hombre a ser siervo del Estado. De ser esclavo de los capitalistas, como se les llama ahora, iría a ser esclavo de los funcionarios. Esclavo es el que trabaja para otro que tiene dominio sobre él.”

  3. Chris, I see that your web site has an obsessive/compulsive troll with probable mental instability and megalomania. That illness lasts for a year or two before they realize that they have wasted an incredible amount of time that they could have put to more constructive and better use.

      • What I believe is quite unimportant, Mr. J.J. Angleton. Unless, however, you consider it important enough to debate through your insulting insinuation, in response to my previous post, as you have responded here for the record.

        So you have no doubts or lurk on the sidelines of what I believe, instead, here´s what I believe: “the all-knowing, almighty, U.S. Intelligence apparatus”, with the CIA as part of its central nerve center, was rubber stamping—by allowing it to happen before their own watch, everything an inconspicuous woman named Ana Belén Montes recommended, which served to directly produce the White House´s official position toward Cuba, during President Bill Clinton´s administration. And that official position, Mr. J. J. Angleton was: “Cuba was no longer a risk factor to the U.S.” Meanwhile, the same inconspicuous woman, Ana Belén Montes, had already infiltrated and manipulated all the key sensitive intelligence prongs to generate the production of such false—pre-meditated—false recommendation and huge SNAFU, now a part of U.S. History. Surely, you cannot deny this.

        Therefore, all I know is; a full page newspaper article was privately written, financed and published in June 28, 2000 by a private individual, as it appeared in the Washington Times. Such writing, precisely, questioned what was—in effect—an opposition to such White House official stance toward Cuba under the watch of the “almighty, all knowing, U.S. Intelligence apparatus”, which actually and regrettably should have known better.

        I offer you here—Mr. James Jesús Angleton fifteen (15) other, equally, intelligence huge errors, since you make such claims, on my behalf, on the basis of your recent commentary inference, which tend to purport that only people inside intelligence apparatuses know what is on the “outside”, when–in fact—you have you admit that what “the inside” within the intelligence apparatuses are in reliance upon, precisely, is derived from the “outside info”. Many times history has proven and not on simple matters, but worse on very delicate and complex matters neither you, nor the CIA is the infallible. So much for your grandstanding about the infallibility of the intelligence so called “inside information”, within your peer group, in this blog and worst, by personally demeaning people who post opinions. It is a sure sign of failure to come.

        HOWEVER, THE FACTS ARE: The history of the CIA is littered with spectacular intelligence mistakes. Sometimes, the correction of one error can lead to a new error, as analysts atone for past mistakes by moving too far in the opposite direction. I have compiled a list of such huge catastrophic mistakes with the assistance of researchers at the indispensable National Security Archive, a non-profit group that has published more than half a million government documents. So, this is part of the public domain, make no mistake. As a disclaimer: the CIA has had some successes too, but let their public relations operation draw up that particular list. Just remember one thing the U.S. Intelligence community owes itself to the American public as I and you´re not a breed apart and with infallible powers. Many Fortune 50 companies and Japanese corporations have better industrial espionage dispositions and better management decision making powers than the U.S. intelligence community. I´m personally unimpressed by all the BS that goes on here sprinkled with personal attacks because I have an opinion.

        1.) 1956 Soviet control over Eastern Europe.
        In an NIE released in January, the CIA said that Moscow would remain in full control of Eastern Europe through 1960 at least. Five months later, there were riots in Poland, followed by a revolution in Hungary in October/November that had to be put down by a Soviet invasion.

        2.) 1958 The “Missile Gap.”
        NIE 11-5-58 predicted that the Soviet Union would have 500 intercontinental missiles “sometime in 1961, or at the latest in 1962.” After the U.S. launched a spy satellite called Corona in 1960, the estimate was downgraded to 10-25 ICBMs. The Soviets actually had four ICBMS in 1961. To be fair to the CIA, this is an example of where they get it wrong, but they also thought up the technological solution, in the form of Corona.

        3.) 1961 Bay of Pigs
        President Kennedy used 1,500 Cuban exiles to try to overthrow Fidel Castro. The plan was for a CIA-trained force of exiles to seize an isolated area along Cuba’s southern coast. The invasion was a disaster. In a postmortem conducted by the CIA, inspectors “concluded that the operation’s unorthodox command structure ensured that vital information would not be properly disseminated,” and thus “the Agency’s principals had been derelict in their duty to advise the White House of the growing possibility of disaster” (CIA). Basically, the CIA knew the invasion would most likely not succeed, and didn’t inform the president. Conspiracy theorists would later posit that this is why the CIA wanted to assassinate Kennedy: He was angry and thought, “How could I have been so stupid?” to trust the people who were advising him, and he wanted to “splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds.” (Marquette University)

        4.) 1962 The Cuban Missile Crisis.
        On September 19, the CIA told Kennedy that the establishment of a Soviet missile force on Cuban soil was “incompatible with Soviet policy as we presently estimate it.” A month later, an Air Force U-2 took photographs of Soviet missile sites. This is another case where the CIA got it wrong, and then partially rectified the mistake. (The U-2 was a CIA program.) They still missed a hundred or so battlefield nuclear weapons on Cuba, and underestimated the number of Soviet troops on the island by a factor of three.

        5.) 1965 The Soviet ICBM buildup. The CIA missed the Soviet missile buildup, partly in response to the humiliation of the Cuban missile crisis. A subsequent CIA director, Robert Gates, later wrote that the Agency “did not foresee this massive Soviet effort to match and then surpass the United States in strategic missile numbers and capabilities — and did not understand Soviet intentions.” This seems to be a case where the Agency swung from one extreme to another. Having overestimated the Soviet missile buildup in the Fifties, they underestimated it in the Sixties.

        6.) 1972 Nixon and Watergate
        In June 1972, five people broke into the Democratic National Headquarters in order to bug their telephones. The event led all the way to the top of the food chain: Republican President Richard Nixon. Nixon resigned in disgrace, but he tried to save himself first. In what became known as the “Smoking Gun,” tapes revealed Nixon and his Chief of Staff, H.R. Haldeman, trying to block investigations by having the CIA falsely claim to the FBI that national security was involved. Nixon approved the plan. Click here to listen to it. The FBI initially agreed to this due to a long-standing agreement between the FBI and CIA not to uncover each other’s sources of information. Though within a couple of weeks, the FBI demanded this request in writing, and when no such formal request came, the FBI resumed its investigation into the money trail. While not a true blunder per se, the case isn’t helped by the fact that one of the burglars was an ex-CIA agent, E. Howard Hunt.

        7.) 1978 The Iranian revolution. In August 1978, CIA issued an NIE that said Iran “is not in a revolutionary or even a prerevolutionary situation.” The Shah fled Iran six months later.

        8.) 1990 Two blunders on Iraq.
        On July 31, The CIA dismissed the likelihood of an Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Saddam Hussein invaded two days later. The CIA also significantly underestimated the scale of the Iraqi nuclear weapons program. As described in the book “Legacy of Ashes” by Tim Weiner, the CIA was caught completely off-guard when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Then-CIA Director Robert Gates was at a family picnic when a friend of his wife asked him, “What are you doing here?” He replied, “What are you talking about?” She said, “The invasion.” Mr. Gates asked, “What invasion?” (The Telegraph). Unfortunately, this back-and-forth lacked a lot of central intelligence.

        9.) 1991 The Collapse of the Soviet Union
        People agree the fall of the Iron Curtain was a good thing. However, the surprise of it all was a bad thing, which resulted in a costly and unnecessary U.S. defense buildup. Critics would argue that it was the keeping-up-with-the-Joneses mentality that forced the Soviet Union to go broke and collapse. As Gregory Treverton from the RAND Corporation wrote, “In retrospect, there were signs aplenty of a sick society. Emigres arrived with tales of Soviet toasters that were as likely to catch fire as to brown bread.” Author Thomas Powers contended that most observers, including the CIA, thought, “psychologically we had a very deep investment in believing that nothing was going to happen — forever.” (CIA) Either way, for many years there was hype regarding the Soviet military threat from the intelligence community, and only after the fall of the Berlin Wall did the world get a chance to see decaying military systems up close.

        10.) 1998 The Indian bomb.
        The CIA failed to predict the testing of an Indian nuclear bomb in May 1998. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Richard Shelby, bemoaned “a colossal failure of our nation’s intelligence gathering.” The CIA was better prepared for the first Pakistan nuclear test a few days later. India conducted nuclear tests and the American intelligence apparatus was caught off guard. The failure could’ve led to a nuclear arms race in Southeast Asia. Richard Shelby, then-member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, called it a “colossal failure.” Nuclear experts credit India with “knowing when to hide from U.S. spy satellites rather than American spies being asleep at the wheel.” Said Indian nuclear researcher G. Balachandran, “It’s not a failure of the CIA; it’s a matter of their intelligence being good, our deception better.” (Federation of American Scientists).

        11.) 1999 Iranian missiles.
        A September 1999 intelligence forecast said that Iran could test an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting U.S. territory “in the next few years.” Eight years later, Iran has made little progress toward acquiring an ICBM. In a January 2002 article for the Post, I argued that the upgrading of the Iranian and North Korean ballistic missile threat came at least partly in response to political pressure from the missile defense lobby.

        12.) 2002-2003 Iraqi weapons of Mass Destruction.
        The CIA, in NIE 2002-16HC, said that Iraq had “continued its weapons of mass destruction program,” and could build a nuclear bomb “within several months to a year” if it obtained the necessary fissile material. Evidence for such a program was never found and it subsequently turned out that a key CIA source, a defector codenamed Curveball, had lied extensively. As with the October 1962 NIE issued just prior to the Cuban missile crisis, the 2002 NIE illustrates the corrosive power of conventional wisdom. Since Iraq previously had a WMD program, the operating assumption was that it still had one. The CIA relied on a single source–an Iraqi citizen codenamed “Curve Ball” who defected in 1999 –who claimed Iraq was manufacturing mobile weapons laboratories. Even journalists are supposed to have at least two corroborating sources before going to print. The United States attacked a nation based on the veracity of one. To be fair, when CIA veteran Tyler Drumheller appeared on “60 Minutes” in 2009, he said, “It just sticks in my craw every time I hear them say it’s an intelligence failure. It’s an intelligence failure. This was a policy failure … the idea of going after Iraq was U.S. policy. It was going to happen one way or the other.”

        13.) The Wrong Man (2003)
        In 2003, Khaled el-Masri, a German citizen in Macedonia, was grabbed off a bus and taken to a secret prison in Afghanistan as part of the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program. He was held there for five months. El-Masri was suspected of having ties to al-Qaeda, but he was the wrong guy. The mix-up was due to a misunderstanding concerning his name with the real suspected terrorist, as the names are spelled the same when using Arabic script. He was released on an order from then-National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice when she learned of his detention. Since 2001, the CIA has captured an estimated 3,000 people and transported them around the world. The program is still in existence, although scaled back. New rules state that suspects will be treated humanely and taken only to countries that have jurisdiction over the individual.

        14.) Pizza Hut (Iran, 2011)
        This recent, shocking blunder involves more than a dozen CIA informants in the Middle East facing execution after being caught by Hezbollah. Basically, their CIA handlers were using traceable mobile phones and used the code word “pizza” when agreeing to meet at a Beirut Pizza Hut. According to the Associated Press, Hezbollah counter-intelligence detected mobile phones that “were rarely used or always from specific locations and only for a short period of time.” A former intelligence officer told ABC News that, “CIA officers ignored warnings that the operation could be compromised by using the same location for meetings with multiple assets … We were lazy and the CIA is now flying blind against Hezbollah.” (Not to mention getting these guys, in all likelihood, killed).

        15.) 9/11
        The most notable CIA blunder on the list is the catastrophe of 9/11. The seminal event of this century, it created a National Intelligence Director, a National Counterterrorism Center, gave birth to rendition, two wars (Afghanistan and Iraq), the rise of the TSA and the ubiquitous concrete barriers around skyscrapers. All because, as the 9/11 Commission noted, the intelligence community had “an overwhelming number of priorities, flat budgets, an outdated structure, and bureaucratic rivalries.” (Foreign Policy) Various autobiographies written later had their authors, of course, say they tried to sound the alarm but were ignored, (Richard Clarke, etc.).

    • de la Cova, your recent commentary to Mr. Simmons wherein you state: “your web site has an obsessive/compulsive troll with probable mental instability and megalomania. That illness lasts for a year or two before they realize that they have wasted an incredible amount of time that they could have put to more constructive and better use.”

      While, I cannot, personally thank you for your unkind and ill intended opinion, I do however offer you the following:
      In general terms, people who put other people through insults–for no reason, at all, other than expressing their opinions–are in pain themselves.

      The first thing to know is that a content, self confident person does not put others down. They might provide constructive criticism and opposing opinions on subject matter discussed at hand–yet, without getting personal–but they won’t try to put others down. This actually says a lot about the person who personally criticizes another when dealing in non-personal debated subject matter. Some people are very negative about others on a personal basis because:

      1.) They need to make themselves feel like they’re in control or more powerful or to cover up their own insecurities when dealing on non-personal subject matter.

      2.) They’ve experienced a trauma of their own in the past and they don’t know how to deal with the pain so they’ll hurt others as a defense mechanism when dealing on non-personal subject matter.

      3.) People’s personal tirades against other people will probably reveal to just how unhappy and disillusioned and frustrated that person is with life, and that’s their problem, not others. Knowing this can go a long way to being able to detach from the personally offensively intended comments.

      Emotionally detaching from a person like this is rather easy when one refuses to become involved. That person wants to make another feel badly about itself. Victory lies in not giving them that power.

      However, de la Cova if you still need to consult a professional psychiatry therapist medical physician, something you are not to be able to qualify your comment, I, however, can provide you three different and extremely highly qualified, successful and well known psychiatrists, all of whom I know personally and have a personal excellent–non professional relationship with them. They are also ready to provide you any references you may deem you need, in this regard, surely will dispel your outrageous commentary.

      1.) My brother. (Medical Director, Psychiatrist of major national firm)
      2.) My brother in Law. (graduated from JOHN HOPKINS, Sheppard Prats top 100 according to U.S. News and World Report
      3.) My cousin. (Psychiatrist, Professor at Boston College Residency Sttutgart Naval base Germany)

      Please just let me know if I can help you in your endeavor to clear your mind and cleanse it from your filth-like commentary. You´re burying yourself ion a record of erratic-like, personal deviation, shifting the ground void of relevant response to the issues debated in this public blog. Unless this is not a public blog and I´m mistaken on such ground.

      Have a nice day sport.

  4. Well, it´s getting to the point it´s hard to believe “so-called intelligence experts” anymore. This is not an opinion, it is the product based on facts of outcome of intelligence controlled events, too many to count. This below (after this first paragraph) was published today. So, bottom line, when I hear accusatory statements as to who was NOT “key for catching Ana Belén Montes”, all I can say is: a full-page newspaper article published on June 28, 2000 opened up an investigation–in August of 2000–less than 35 days after its publication which had been closed for a long time and the now so-called “spy catchers” who took credit from someone else´s north premonition and order by their superiors to find (because it wasn´t the “so-called spy catchers initiative, but one started from the content of the newspaper article, which disagreed with the official intelligence apparatus position led by Ana Belén Montes that Cuba was no longer a risk factor), such part of the event was blacked out and called “serendipity” , “we got lucky” (verbatim), because the almighty intelligence apparatus may times believes that only people who get paid to catch spies–and are entitled–can only have their due for signaling the fact that Cuba was a risk for the U.S. in 2000 when the Madame of counter espionage had already fooled the hardiest of experts who all agreed with her false recommendations. The guy who published the article was “heads” and the whole intelligence apparatus was “tails”. “Tails” was wrong “heads” was right. Read the news of the day on the point made on the post of yesterday, and you´ll find it could not be better served.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “A former CIA deputy director says Republicans repeatedly distorted the agency’s analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012 that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. He also says U.S. intelligence agencies failed to recognize that al-Qaida would rapidly regain strength after the killing of Osama bin Laden.

    In his new book, Michael Morell dismissed the notion that CIA officers and the military “were ordered to stand down” and not come to the aid of their comrades in Benghazi, The New York Times reported. Morell also says there is no evidence the Central Intelligence Agency had conspired with the White House to spin the Benghazi story to protect then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

    But he also wrote that the White House embellished some of the talking points provided by the CIA about the Benghazi attack, which killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in September 2012.

    Morell also wrote that U.S. intelligence agencies failed to recognize that the al-Qaida terrorist network would rapidly retain strength in the Mideast after bin Laden was killed in 2011. The CIA told policymakers that the Arab Spring movement would “damage al-Qaida by undermining the group’s narrative,” Morell wrote.

    Morell’s book, “The Great War of Our Time,” provides details of his thinking about the Benghazi attack and its aftermath that are the subject of congressional hearings that some in the GOP will likely use to criticize Clinton as the likely Democratic nominee runs for president.

    Morell was a career analyst who rose through the ranks before ending up in the position of deputy director. He served under both Republican and Democratic administrations.”

    Have a nice day from the accused “megalomaniac with probable mental disorders”. Insults will not get anybody anywhere. That is the base of the melodrama of Maduro in Venezuela. His former tenure, of course, was bus driving.

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