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Cablegate: Chile: Rso Request for Human Rights Vetting for Small Arms

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0340 1062043
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 152043Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3094
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000340

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: RSO REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR SMALL ARMS
TRAFFICKING PROGRAM

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 Investigative Police
officers 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 Small Arms Trafficking
Program, which will be held at the International Law Enforcement
Academy, Lima, Peru, between May 12 and May 16, 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.

Claudia Gabriela CHAMORRO Contreras, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant
to the Chief, Organized Crime Brigade, Chilean Investigative Police,
11/25/1974, Valparaiso, 12.623.466-k

Cristian Mauricio DEL SOLAR Gutierrez, Inspector, Anti-Kidnapping
Unit, Chilean Investigative Police, 04/28/1971, Santiago,
10.866.372-3

Daniela Andrea ABARCA Ramos, Inspector, Intelligence Analyst,
Organized Crime Brigade, Chilean Investigative Police, 03/13/1977,
Santiago, 13.270.642-5

Carmen Macarena ORTEGA Palma, Inspector, Organized Crime Brigade,
Chilean Investigative Police, 05/04/1982, Penaflor, 15.402.707-6

Alex Mauricio SILVA Vega, Inspector, Organized Crime Brigade,
Chilean Investigative Police, 09/26/1981, San Felipe, 13.980.960-2

Luis Alberto CORDOVA Ahumada, Inspector, Anti-Kidnapping Unit,
Chilean Investigative Police, 08/11/1981, Santiago, 14.135.232-6

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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