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Cablegate: Chile: Legat Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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DE RUEHSG #1152 2012035
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 202035Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1822
INFO RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001152

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KCRM PREL SNAR PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: LEGAT REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
LAW ENFORCEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

REF: STOY - CRETAROLO EMAIL 07/19/2007

1. This is an action request. See paragraphs 2 and 3.

2. 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 candidates
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. The proposed training is the Law Enforcement Development
Program, which will take place at the International Law
Enforcement Academy, ILEA, in El Salvador, 08/19/2007 -
09/29/2007. 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.

a. Rodrigo Antonio GUTIERREZ Mendez, Lieutenant, Chilean
Police Force, April 11, 1979, Angol, Chile, 13.579.987-4.

b. Diego Alonso ROJAS Daydi, Captain, Chilean Police Force,
August 26, 1976, Vina del Mar, Chile, 14.427.197-1.

c. Francisco Jose PAINEPAN Pozo, Lieutenant, Chilean Police
Force, April 21, 1978, Santiago, Chile, 13.456.764-3.

d. Leonardo Antonio VILCHES Sepulveda, Lieutenant, Chilean
Police Force, April 1, 1979, Tome, Chile, 13.619.735-5.

e. Mauro Aner Alejandro PINO Molina, Lieutenant, Chilean
Police Force, December 2, 1975, Coyhaique, Chile,
10.660.205-0.

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

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