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Cablegate: Chile: Rso Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0603 1762009
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 242009Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3434
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000603

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
INTERDICTING TERRORIST ACTIVITY 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 the Embassy.

3. (SBU) The proposed training is the Interdicting Terrorist
Activity Program, which will be held in Santiago Chile, between
August 4 and August 15, 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.

Alejandro PINO Medina, Deputy Commissioner, Police Intelligence
Brigade - Temuco, 08/21/1974, Angol, 12.563.486-9

Roberto CORTES Morales, Inspector, Police Intelligence Brigade -
Santiago Airport, 07/01/1977, Santiago, 13.282.447-9

Agustin URBINA Rivera, Inspector, Police Intelligence Brigade -
Santiago, 07/30/1978, Talca, 14.398.965-8

Juan OYARCE Gonzalez, Inspector, Police Intelligence Brigade -
Santiago, 05/28/1981, Talca, 14.016.853-k

Cristian ARACENA Hernandez, Inspector, Foreign Relations Department,
04/20/1978, Santiago, 13.444.385-5

Luis POBLETE Guajardo, Deputy Inspector, Counterintelligence
Department, 03/06/1975, Curico, 12.783.578-0

Rodrigo AYACURA Acevedo, Deputy Inspector, National Office of Police
Intelligence, 03/25/1985, El Almendral, 15.556.735-k

Claudio GUTIERREZ Padilla, Deputy Inspector, Police Intelligence
Brigade - Puerto Montt, 05/16/1985, Victoria, 15.681.407-5

Francisco CADAGAN Diaz, Deputy Inspector, Police Intelligence
Brigade - Linares, 02/28/1978, Pucon, 10.956.693-4

Eduardo MATUS Sepulveda, Detective, Police Intelligence Brigade -
Copiapo, 07/14/1985, San Javier, 16.006.035-2

Sergio LEAL Villarroel, Deputy Commissioner, Immigration and
International Police, 06/27/1973, Santiago, 12.510.681-1

Pablo GARAY Mella, Inspector, Immigration and International Police,
04/19/1978, 13.487.241-1

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

URBAN

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