Founding/Supervisory Organizations:
• Cuban General Directorate of Intelligence (DGI)
• United Party of Haitian Communists (PUCH)
Supporting Organizations:
• Communist Libya
• National Lawyers Guild (NLG)

Lavalas
(&#ldquo;Avalanche”)


Type of Organization:

Terrorist/revolutionary

Location:

Haiti

Ideological cover:

Openly Marxist-Leninist

Activities:

Urban guerrilla warfare; assassinations; murder; torture-murder; riots; violent assaults; armed robbery; property destruction

Target countries:

Haiti

Status:

Unofficially controls Haiti, imposing Communist dictatorship on the population
Derivative/Controlled Organizations:
(unknown)
Assisted Organizations:
• Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN)
• Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN)
• Guatemalan National Revolutionary Union (URNG)
• 19th of April Movement (M-19)