Founding/Supervisory Organizations:
• Cuban General Directorate of Intelligence (DGI)
• Puerto Rican Socialist Party (PSP)
Supporting Organizations:
• Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN)

Los Macheteros
(&#ldquo;The Machete-Wielders”)

(aka Boricua Popular Army/EPB)

Type of Organization:



United States (Puerto Rico)

Ideological cover:

Nationalist (Puerto Rican); Marxist-Leninist


Urban guerrilla warfare; bombings; murder; missile attacks; armed robbery

Target countries:

United States (Puerto Rico)


Confirmed active
Derivative/Controlled Organizations:
• People’s Revolutionary Commandos (CRP)
• Armed Forces of Popular Resistance (FARP)
• Organization of Volunteers for the Puerto Rican Revolution (OVRP)
Assisted Organizations:
• Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN)