Miguel Nazar Haro
|Miguel Nazar Haro|
26 January 2012 (aged 87)|
Mexico City, Mexico
|Occupation||Domestic intelligence chief|
|Employer||Federal government of Mexico|
Miguel Nazar Haro (c. 1924 – 26 January 2012) was the head of Mexico's Dirección Federal de Seguridad (Federal Security Directorate) from 1978 to 1982. He started his career working for the secret-police chief Fernando Gutiérrez Barrios. Douring his time in the DFS, Nazar Haro and the Directorate were involved in the Mexican government's so called Dirty War, a series of state-crimes against leftist insurgents, social movements and the government's political opposition. Nazar is known to have been an anti-soviet CIA asset in mexico, under the codename LITEMPO-12, and also known to be in direct contact with CIA station chief Winston M. Scott.
- "Former Mexican intelligence chief accused of ‘dirty war’ disappearances of militants has died", The Washington Post, 28 January 2012
- Especial Nazar Haro, un tigre que murió en su propia jaula Archived 2012-01-28 at the Wayback Machine. El Universal, 28 January 2012 (Spanish)
- "10 claves para conocer quién fue Miguel Nazar Haro". adnpolitico.com. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
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