- Suspecting foul play in this incident,
due to the many contradictions and strange angles in it, we continued investigating
the matter further, arriving to the conclussion it was all a hoax designed
to embarrass and discredit both the UFO / alien situation in Puerto Rico,
as well as to discredit those involved in serious research on this phenomenon.
- Mrs. Alma Rivera, press officer of the
Forensic Sciences Institute of Puerto Rico, explained to us, during an
interview, that at the moment of the incident they could not say that the
"embryo" was really a small plastic figurine inside a small crystal
jar - keychain. She explained that they must stick to law 13, which describes
the forensic investigations protocols, and as the small jar and its content
was part of the evidence picked up at the crime scene, they could not say
anything about it until it had been analyzed by a forensics chemist [the
bottle itself, the liquid contained in it and the figurine itself. "We
can not do otherwise - she said. For example, the liquid inside the jar
could have been some type of poison, or some type of illegal drug, it could
be related to the death of the victim, therefore we must check everything
throughly. It was part of the evidence gathered, and it had to be treated
- We understand this, but it sounds illogical
if we take in account the overall situation that developed that day. A
simple preliminary statement in the sense that it was a keychain, a plastic
figurine, would have straightened everything out. But was everything the
product of a mere misunderstanding? The results of further investigation
imply a different scenario.
- We asked Mr. Banojian, from WAPA TV,
Channel 4, for a copy of the original unedited hard copy video taped at
the crime site by Sánchez. A through frame by frame examination
of the video showed the dead man was not wearing a military uniform, as
originally said. Also, according to several forensic sciences witnesses,
as well as policemen at the site and others, there was no military suit
and no manila envelope with the words 'Base Ceiba' written on top of it.
The 4 x 4 black vehicle, allegedly observed by witnesses and policemen,
according to cameraman Sánchez and channel 4 news department never
existed. These were incorrect details that came out from the channel premises.
- The images of the crystal vial wich contained
the alleged "embryo" always showed it from its sides, never showing
the top of it, its cap. 'Someone' tried his best not to film the top of
it, but inadvertingly did so for a couple of seconds. While checking it
frame by frame, we found it showed a small hole on its top, a hole compatible
with the one in the keychains mentioned in the TV report. This implied
someone in channel 4 had to know about it being a figurine and not an "alien
embryo" from the beginning, that it was all part of a misidentification...
or a hoax. But strangely, they continued on with the story.
- If this was the case, why did the police
officers at the crime scene reported a "fetus of non human appearance"
in their official report? How could the forensic sciences representatives,
detectives and a district attorney be confused about it being a biological
organism, sending it to be analyzed?
- Also,after double checking with other
sources we have inside the Forensic Sciences Institute, sources we trust,
we concluded that everything the confidential source who allegedly worked
in the institute [please refer to our previous preliminary report], who
had contacted our common friend, told us the night after the incident,
about a federal government covert operation going on in the institute pertaining
to this case was not true. It was all disinformation, a lie.
- If this was the case and the institute's
personnel knew that everything was a fraud, then the alleged physician
who made a phone call [according to what channel 4 news department director
Enrique Cruz and Mr. Banojian] from their premises, to the Forensic Sciences
Institute, either lied or was lied to when he said the important inside
source he called there told him that "...even though we haven't analyzed
it completely, I can tell you that it is neither something human nor any
type of animal we know of".
- Taking all of the above in account, it
is obvious that 'someone' wanted to disinform the public and ridicule both
the UFO / alien situation in Puerto Rico and abroad and those of us who
seriously research and report on it, using the media, something that has
been going on already for a couple of years now. The following are some
examples on this.
- 1. About three years ago we were informed
by some friends of a catholic priest that was organizing a UFO cult group
with a mixture of beliefs such as aliens and UFOs mixed with angels, the
Virgin Mary, and new age ideas, in the southwest of Puerto Rico.
- The man was a priest at the Church of
Hormigueros, a town in the southwest region, but his actions became even
more suspicious when he started saying to the group's members that "...many
special children had to be born, that the extraterrestrials needed them
[specially the women] to colaborate in bearing this children [of course
sexually and with his active participation in the process]. Eventually
we came to the knowledge that this 'priest' was really a spanish CIA operative
that had been brought to Puerto Rico years ago from Nicaragua.
- As he said to some members of his group
who talked to us on a confidential basis, he was a CIA operative in Nicaragua
who was in charge, as well as others, in 'marking' for death some members
of the Sandinista movement in that Central America nation. Being discovered
by the Sandinistas and marked for execution by them, both the CIA and the
Catholic Church, acting in accordance urgently created a false priest identity
for him and got him out of Nicaragua, helping him escape and bringing him
to Puerto Rico.
- According to ours sources within the
group his job here was to organize a UFO cult group and create a major
scandal which would include reports of degenerate group sex orgies with
a blend of wild religious and metaphysical beliefs and rituals in which
our name would come out, falsely, as one of the leaders, in an intent to
discredit our reputation.
- The priest told the members of the group
that I was dangerous because I was reporting on the UFO / alien situation
in Puerto Rico and had a clear view of it, and was relaying this view to
the public and this could not be. He even trained some of the group's members
to physically 'neutralize' me, should there be need for this. Informed
on this we denounced everything in our radio programn and the operative
- Eventually, he was taken out the country
by the church as several husbands of some of the female members of the
cult group complained about and denounced to the church archdiocese and
bishop of Mayaguez, in charge of the Hormigueros Catholic church, that
the 'priest' was sexually involved with their wives, and threatened to
"...blow his head off if he wasn't removed."
- Several such UFO cult groups have flourished
recently in Puerto Rico, and there's an interesting pattern in them, most
of the leaders of these groups are men from central american countries
who have strong background ties with either the U.S. military / intelligence
community or NASA. Is this just coincidence?
- 2. In june1996 we were given an audio
cassette tape with the alleged recording of an air combat between several
U.S. Navy and several flying saucers which escorted a huge alien mother
ship, allegedly nortwest of Puerto Rico. Allegedly, the recording was made
by its owners when they were talking by phone and there was an apparent
accidental technical malfunction wich allowed another communication to
cross with theirs.
- The recording allow you to hear the owners
comments on what they are hearing and apparent communications between a
U.S. carrier, someone apparently in a military base and the pilots of
some of the alleged U.S. interceptors. Even Air Force One is included in
the communications melée. At one moment it is reported that several
of the jets are downed by the alien crafts and that some of the UFOs have
- One of the UFOs was reported as crash
landing in El Yunque rain forest, in Rio Grande, east of Puerto Rico, and
being captured by U.S. Navy forces there. Examining the recording with
several consultants who collaborate with us, U.S. military retired officers,
we all came to the conclussion that it was a fraud, a forgery, as the techical
lenguage used by the alleged military personnel and pilots in the recording
was not the one officially used in such combat situations.
- Obviously, again, 'someone' was trying
to disinform us with the apparent intention of getting us to make unsubstantiated
comments on the recording, to later ridicule and discredit us, possibly
after revealing everything as a hoax.
- 3. 'Coincidentally', at the same time
the recording was sent to us, the leaders of a 'UFO investigations group'
organized by those days in Puerto Rico, that dresses in black swat like
uniforms and behaves in a very suspicious manner, began disseminating all
over Puerto Rico several color photographs of an alleged alien laying on
a hospital examination table. The story behind the pictures was that they
showed an alien captured by U.S. forces during the crash of a UFO in El
Yunque rain forest.
- The pictures were eventually shown in
TV, where another alleged 'UFO researcher' presented them as bona fide
photos of the aliens of the Roswell case. In reality, the photographs were
those of the rubber prop dummies made for the Showtime movie "Roswell",
produced by Paul Davids.
- This same group has participated in other
hoaxes, as we will see below, and we must ask: Why is a UFO investigations
group disseminating disinformation and hoaxes on this matter, instead of
doing everything possible to do serious research and report on it with
the upmost ethical behavior? I think the answer is obvious to all of us
in this field.
- 4. On the night of may 5, 1997 a UFO
crash was reported as having occurred in the town of Lajas, Puerto Rico,
in the southwest. Having had people there that night and going there ourselves
that same night, we became aware that nothing like that had happened at
- A fire at the site was due to dry pasture
fires in the area due to a very heavy drought season Puerto Rico was going
thru at the moment. The false 'UFO crash' incident was fabricated by a
self proclaimed 'UFO investigator' of unethical behavior, a self proclaimed
contactee and cult leader in the area, and the leaders of the 'UFO investigations
group' mentioned above.
- Several representatives of all the puertorican
TV channels news department told us they knew everything was a fraud, a
hoax, but nevertheless all of them presented the case afterwards in their
broadscasts as a genuine. Eventually, it was obvious to all that no such
thing had happened and it was all a lie, a fabrication perpetrated by those
- The southwest region of Puerto Rico has
been, for decades, the site of a strong alien /UFO activity which seems
to imply there's an alien underground base in the area. This unfortunate
episode, created by individuals who are only looking for publicity [and
maybe to discredit everything], has served the purpose of casting some
doubts on the credibility of the many real and important UFO related incidents
that occurr in that area.
- Simultanously with this, a female news
reporter from one of the channels, asked us to give an opinion on a video
image of an alleged brightly lit UFO taped by a woman in the town of Adjuntas
that same day. As the image looked suspicious we asked her and her husband,
her cameraman, if they had been to the actual site where the "UFO"
was seen, because by the type of glare it could be a mere reflection of
the sun over a residence window panel.
- They both assured to us they had been
at the exact site in the mountain where the ufo had been and there was
nothing there but grass and brush, dense vegetation. As in the "alien
embryo" case, motive of this report, we expressed our concern on giving
any cathegorical statements on the matter.
- We said that as we had not been at the
site to examine it nor spoken with the alleged witness who videotaped the
'UFO', and as we were only looking at the image of something on a video,
the only thing we could say was that "...there seem to be something
there, but we can't say anything about it until more scientific analysis
is made on it and more data is obtained." I was surprised later on
that same day when a reporter of another channel presented the same video
and explained that the 'UFO' in it was only the reflection of the sun on
a glass window panel in a residence located in that mountain. The female
reporter and her husband had lied to us...Maybe with the intention of ridiculing
and discrediting us? Again, if that was their motive, it did nor work.
- 5. Lately, several local TV programs
have interviewed charlatans, self proclaimed contactees and 'alien ambassadors'
whose wild claims helped ridicule the phenomenon.
- Again, was the "alien embryo"
episode a disinformation ploy? If so, why? The situation described below
may give us the answer to this.
- The Caribbean National Rain Forest, located
in the Sierra de Luquillo, east of Puerto Rico, has been another site of
heavy alien / UFO activity in our contry for decades [and apparently for
centuries, if we take in account many legends that go far back to the times
of our extinct indian ancestors.] Among the several strange situations
that occurr there, there have been numerous mysterious dissapearances of
children, adults and U.S. military personnel.
- Recently, another such incident happened
in august 1997, in which Dr. Darby Williams, Dean of Bowling Green University,
in Ohio, U.S.A., dissapeared there. Fortunately, he reappeared after 12
days, but everyone was concerned and stranged that local and federal authorities
would not let him speak freely with the media, and the few things he said
were not logical.
- But his case opened a pandora box, because
it made us puertoricans remember other such situations in the forest, as
well as many incidents in which people claimed having had encounters with
either alien humanoid type creatures and UFOs.
- These reports motivated reporter Carmen
Jovet to do a special program of the matter, analyzing Williams's case
as well as the many strange incidents in the forest. We helped her in the
production of the special. Several very reliable witnesses related their
accounts on their experiences in El Yunque. Some of them, while lost in
the forest, encountered strange humanoid beings, others encountered Grey
type aliens and enigmatic 'balls of light' that behave intelligently.
- Pictures of two grey type aliens taken
up in the lane that goes up to Mount Britton, in the forest, were shown
during the special. Also, two military helicopter pilots and officers from
the national Guard talked about their frequent encounters with UFOs coming
out from or going into El Yunque rain forest. Also, other things pertaining
to the possibility of the existence of secret U.S. military facilities
in El Yunque wich deal with the alien situation there, were discussed.
Without a doubt, the program made an impact on the audience, as everything
was discussed in a very serious fashion and all witnesses were reliable.
Our people, the audience, realized something is really going on pertaining
to the UFO /alien situation in Puerto Rico...and 'someone' seemed to be
very concerned and very upset by this. After participating in Carmen Jovet's
production we have felt a lot of pressure, apparently from government agents,
and several threats to our life. Apparently we touched a sensitive nerve
- To this 'someone' this was unacceptable,
the panorama had to change. Therefore, what a better way to do this than
creating a situation such as this "alien embryo" thing to ridicule
everything and at the same time try to embarrass those of us who inform
seriously on the alien subject?
- As both I and veterinarian Dr. Carlos
Soto are very careful with the comments we make while investigating something,
the intent on discrediting us through this did not work, as we expressed
our concern on the fact that we were only viewing an image in a video,
not analyzing the actual alleged organism, and therefore we could not say
anything cathegorical about it. But this incident helped us become aware
that the media in Puerto Rico is being used, specially the TV channels,
to disinform about the UFO matter.