Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting for Aircraft
DE RUEHSG #0413 1262039
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 052039Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3211
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY
UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000413
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 AIRCRAFT
STRUCTURE TECHNICIAN COURSE
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 Air Force 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 Aircraft Structure Technician
Course, to be held at the Inter American Air Forces Academy, San
Antonio Texas, between June 7 and August 27, 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.
Roberto A. PARRA Sanchez, Airman, Chilean Air Force, 01/16/1987,
Daniel A. QUINTANA Garces, Airman, Chilean Air Force, 12/19/1987,
4. (U) Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found credible
information that the candidates have been involved in gross human