Cablegate: Extradition Case of Manuel Isaac Marquez Sr

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E.O. 12958: N/A

REF: STATE 058446

1. Country clearance is granted for U.S. Marshal, Christina
Pharo, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Stephanie Christine Perez
and Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Javier Rodriguez.

2. Three double rooms for single use have been reserved for U.S.
Marshal, Christina Pharo, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Stephanie Christine Perez and Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert Javier
Rodriguez, at Hotel Melia Fenix, Calle Hermosilla no. 2, 28006
Madrid, tel.: 91 4316700, from April 4 to April 8, 2005. The rate
per room and night _167.80/$230.00 (VAT included) and breakfast
buffet is _26.75/$36.40 (VAT included)

3. Kim Wise at US Embassy Madrid will meet USM upon arrival and
accompany them to Hotel.

4. Please be advised that Spanish visas are required for holders
of official/diplomatic passports coming to Spain on official

5. In general, Spain is safe. However, Madrid, Barcelona and
other large cities in Spain - including resort/convention areas
such as Benidorm - attract a large number of criminals and
pickpockets and frequent incidents of crime of opportunity
against the unwary do occur. Carry only essential items including
a photo-copy of your passport's photo page. Visitors can protect
themselves against crime by being street-smart, alert and aware
of their surroundings. In the event you are victimized by crime,
or experience any security-related incident, please contact the
Embassy's Regional Security Office at 91-587-2550 or after ours
at 91-587-2355. Official visitors to the Embassy in Madrid or
the Consulate General in Barcelona are encouraged to receive a
security briefing from the RSO office at their earliest
convenience. Additional information regarding safety and
security in Spain is available on the U.S. Department of State's
website ( and the U.S. Embassy's website

6. Travelers are encouraged to review the most recent Worldwide
Caution issued by the Department of State. As the Department of
State continues to develop information on any potential security
threats to Americans overseas, it shares credible threat
information through its Consular Information Program documents,
available on the Internet at http://travel/ In
addition to information on the Internet, U.S. travelers can hear
recorded information by calling the Department of State in
Washington, D.C. at 202-647-5225 from their touch-tone telephone,
or receive information by automated telefax by dialing 202-647-
3000 from their fax machine.

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