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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHSG #0549 0941939
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 041939Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1274
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000549

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS EXECUTIVE ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT
COURSE

REF: WILSON-GALVIN EMAIL 29MAR07

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 International Logistics
Executive Advanced Development course, which will take place
at the Naval Supply Corps School in Athens, Georgia, May 31 -
July 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. Carlos P. ORDENES Barrientos, Lieutenant Commander,
Supply Officer, Chilean Naval Mission in Washington D.C., 9
January 1967, Santiago, CHILE, 7.727.303-4

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

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