Search

 

Cablegate: Chile: Legat Requests Additional Candidate For

VZCZCXYZ0027
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0460 0801510
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 211510Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1187
INFO RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000460

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KCRM PREL SNAR PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: LEGAT REQUESTS ADDITIONAL CANDIDATE FOR
HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR THE LATIN AMERICAN LAW ENFORCEMENT
EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR

REF: CHA - GALVIN EMAIL 20 MARCH 2007

1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.

2. Action request: Embassy requests the Department assist
in conducting a Leahy Amendment Human Rights review, as well
as a general name check, of the following Chilean candidate
who has been nominated for training in the U.S., pursuant to
the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act. Please transmit
the results of such, including information not strictly
covered by the Leahy Amendment, to Embassy.

3. The proposed training is the Latin American Law
Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (LALEEDS), which
will take place at the FBI Academy, Quantico VA, March 31 -
April 27, 2007. The name and identifying information of the
proposed candidate appear in the following format: Name,
rank, unit, date of birth, place of birth and national
identification number.

a. Javier Alberto Ortega Jara, Prefect, Chief of
North-Central Santiago Zone, Chilean Investigations Police
(PICH), 8 April 1955, Concepcion CHILE, 6.571.047-1.

4. Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found credible
information that the candidate has been involved in gross
human rights violations.
KELLY

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Swing States: Gordon Campbell On Why The US Needs MMP

After the bizarre events this week in Helsinki, the world will be hoping and praying that the US midterm elections in November can put a restraining brake on the presidency of Donald Trump. This may happen, but there’s a highly undemocratic reason why such hopes may be frustrated. More>>

ALSO:

putin, trump scalpGordon Campbell: On The White House Romance With Russia

Tough on Europe over trade, at the G-7. Tough on Europe over defence, at NATO. And utterly smitten as usual by Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. More>>

ALSO:


Gordon Campbell: On This Week’s NATO Debacle

For someone routinely cast as a clown presiding over an administration in chaos, Donald Trump has been very consistent about his agenda, and remarkably successful in achieving it, in the short term at least. More>>

ALSO:

NZ Law Society: Rule Of Law Threatened In Nauru

“The recently enacted Administration of Justice Act 2018 is another clear sign of the deterioration of civil rights in Nauru,” the Law Society’s Rule of Law Committee convenor Austin Forbes QC says. More>>

ALSO:

'Fixing' Family Separation: Executive Order Imprisons Families Indefinitely

Amnesty: President Trump signed an executive order today mandating for children to stay with their parents in detention while their asylum claims are processed. More>>

ALSO: