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Cablegate: Libertad Act Response

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS QUITO 001384

SIPDIS

STATE PLEASE PASS TO WHA/CCA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL CU ETRD ETTC EC
SUBJECT: LIBERTAD ACT RESPONSE

REF: SECSTATE 96300

1. PolOff met with MFA Human Rights Director Carmen Larrea
on June 13, who said the GOE had no programs to support
democracy and human rights in Cuba. She said the GOE lacks
sufficient resources to look into such issues.

2. We have no specific information on Ecuadorian investments
in Cuba. The Commerce Attache called several contacts, who
had no knowledge of any direct investment in Cuba. He
reported that Ecuador exports $8.6 million of petroleum to
Cuba, over half of the $14.8 million in total exports.
Kenney

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