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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0557 0942039
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 042039Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1276
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000557

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
SERGEANT MAJOR ACADEMY COURSE

REF: WILSON-GALVIN E-MAIL 3/27/07

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 Sergeant Major Academy
Course, which will take place at Fort Bliss, Texas, from June
7 - May 20, 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. Cesar PAREJA Vasquez, Sergeant Major, Chilean Army, 28
January 1957, Linares, CHILE, 6.995.796-K

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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