April 22, 2013

Florida Opa-locka field was once the site of secret CIA base

All that remains of the secret CIA base is a grassy field on the northeastern corner of Opa-locka Airport. But 60 years ago on that very spot was Building 67, a two-story barracks, that in 1953 and 1954 served as CIA field headquarters for the covert operation that overthrew leftist Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz.

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