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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

VZCZCXYZ0002
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0387 1192058
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 282058Z APR 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3171
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000387

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
COMPREHENSIVE CRISIS MANAGEMENT


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 military 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 Comprehensive Crisis
Management Course, to be held at the Asia Pacific Center for
Security Studies, Hawaii, between May 29 and June 28, 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.

Claudio F. CUBILLOS Larenas, Colonel, Chilean Army, 10/04/1962,
Santiago, 8.608.272-1

Juan P. TERNICIEN Novoa, Lieutenant Commander, Chilean Navy,
03/05/1963, Valparaiso, 10.333.737-4

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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