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Cablegate: Chile: Dea Request for Human Rights Vetting for Colombia

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0609 1781913
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 261913Z JUN 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3441
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEABND/DEA HQS WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHBO/AMEMBASSY BOGOTA 2062

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000609

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: DEA REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR COLOMBIA
JUNGLE 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 Police officer who has
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 Colombia Jungle Course, which
will be held in Tolima, Colombia, between July 21 and November 30,
2008. The name and identifying information of the proposed
candidate appear in the following format: Name, rank, unit, date of
birth, place of birth and national identification number.

Hector Andres SANCHEZ Fuentes, Captain, Police Escort Division,
Chilean Police, 09/20/1975, Santiago, 14.458.898-3

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

URBAN

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