Luis Posada Carriles

Cuban terrorist and CIA agent

Luis Clemente Posada Carriles (February 15, 1928 – May 23, 2018) was a Cuban exile militant and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent. He was thought to be a terrorist by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Government of Cuba, among others.[1][2][3]

Luis Posada Carriles
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Luis Posada at Fort Benning, Georgia, U.S., 1962
Born(1928-02-15)February 15, 1928
DiedMay 23, 2018(2018-05-23) (aged 90)
OccupationCentral Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent; convicted terrorist
Known forUS-backed anti-Cuban militancy

He died on May 23, 2018 in Miami, Florida, aged 90 of throat cancer.[4]


  1. "A terrorist walks". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  2. "Ruiz: Terrorist's day in court may be here". NY Daily News. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  3. "Associated Press: Cuban exile, accused terrorist informed on allies".
  4. Gamez Torres, Nora (May 23, 2018). "Anti-Castro militant Posada Carriles is dead at 90".

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