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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting for Managing

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DE RUEHSG #0290/01 0921951
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 011951Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3037
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000290

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

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 MANAGING
NON-TRADITIONAL THREATS CONFERENCE


Sensitive but unclassified. Please handle accordingly.

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

2. (SBU) 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 personnel who have been
nominated for U.S. funded training, 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. (SBU) The proposed training is the Managing Non-Traditional
Threats Conference, to be held at the National Academy of Political
and Strategic Studies, in Santiago, Chile between April 14 and April
18, 2008. The name and identifying information of the proposed
candidates appear in the following format: Name, rank, unit, date
of birth, place of birth and national identification number.

Jorge PENA Leiva, Colonel, Army War College, 10/18/1961, Santiago,
08.544.633-9

Gabriel RIVERA Vivanco, Colonel (Ret), Army War College, 08/07/1952,
Concepcion, 05.575.357-1

Hector URETA Chinchon, Colonel, Army Noncommissioned Officers
Academy, 04/06/1960, San Felipe, 07.121.942-9

Ruben BRITO Araya, Colonel, Army Intelligence School, 03/20/1962,
Quillota, 08.841.004-1

Noel BALARESQUE Walbaum, Captain (O-6), Marine Corps Headquarters,
05/19/1952, Vina del Mar, 6.235.350-3

Juan Carlos DIAZ Puelma, Captain (O-6), Navy General Staff,
08/11/1959, Santiago, 7.777.167-0

Fernando ROMAN Farina, Captain (O-6), Navy Air Base Vina del Mar,
10/03/1960, Santiago, 7.647.542-3

Alejandro CAMPOS Calvo, Captain (O-6), Navy War College, 11/20/1962,
Vina del Mar, 8.602.128-5

Oscar Antonio SAA Herrera, Colonel D.A., Air Force Intelligence
Directorate, 06/13/1954, Santiago, 6.609.071-K

Marcelo Gabriel CRUZ Armas, Colonel, Air Force Operations
Directorate, 03/24/1959, Talca, 8.024.411-8

Rolando Ignacio MERCADO Zamora, Colonel, Air Force Combat Command,
05/19/1961, Valparaiso, 7.779.998-2

Alvaro Rodrigo CARRASCO Rodriguez, Colonel, Air Force Operations
Directorate, 09/06/1958, Quintero, 7.856.047-9

Rodolfo Ivan PACHECO Kutz, Colonel (Police), Chief, Rule of Law and
Security National Directorate, 06/18/1961, La Serena, 7.018.783-3

Miguel Antonio VERGARA Veliz, Colonel (Police), Education
Directorate, 05/19/1960, Santiago, 8.576.852-2

Julio Antonio PINEDA Pena, Colonel (Police), Office of the Inspector
General, 11/20/1961, Puerto Natales, 8.660.656-9

Alfredo Eduardo LAGOS Gana, Colonel (Police), Chief of the Strategic
Planning Department, Development and Planning Directorate,
08/22/1960, Santiago, 8.311.003-1

Segundo LEITON Garcia, Subprefect, Investigative Police (PICH),
12/22/1955, Valparaiso, 8.523.726-8

Ariel CERDA San Martin, Subprefect, Investigative Police (PICH),
03/26/1959, Santiago, 7.892.570-1

Lorenzo SILVA Soto, Subprefect, Investigative Police (PICH),
05/04/1959, San Bernardo, 7.666.954-6

Victor CARRIEL Guajardo, Subprefect, Investigative Police (PICH),
05/17/1961, Santiago, 8.776.709-4

Mauricio PIZARRO Tapia, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret), Member of the
Counseling Committee to the National Minister of Defense,
03/15/1963, Antofagasta, 9.021.587-6

Fernando DUARTE Martinez-Conde, Colonel (Ret), National Academy of
Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE), 09/17/1954, San Fernando,
6.543.901-8

Victor GUZMAN Martinez, Brigadier (Ret), National Academy of

Political and Strategic Studies (ANEPE), 09/22/1953, Santo Domingo,
6.541.960-2

Angelo ALVAREZ Morales, Civilian, Member of the Counseling Committee
to the National Minister of Defense, 07/11/1978, Concepcion,
10.708.159-7

Felipe CABELLO Marquez, Civilian, Member of the Counseling Committee
to the National Minister of Defense, 05/03/1971, Santiago,
7.770.478-7

Evelyn RAKOS Donoso, Civilian, Member of the Counseling Committee to
the National Minister of Defense, 06/18/1968, Vina del Mar,
8.472.223-5

4. (U) Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found credible
information that the candidates have been involved in gross human
rights violations.

SIMONS

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