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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #1221 2111809
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 301809Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1881
INFO RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 001221

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
LOGISTICS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT COURSE

REF: FISCHER - CRETAROLO EMAIL 07/19/2007

1. 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
candidate who has been nominated for training in the U.S.,
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. (SBU) The proposed training is the Logistics Information
Management Course, which will take place at the Defense
Logistics Information Center, Battle Creek, Michigan, from
08/11/2007 to 10/05/2007. 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.

a. Rodrigo LOPEZ Gatica, Lieutenant Commander, Navy,
Financial Manager, Headquarters Fourth Naval Zone (Iquique),
29 September 1968, Vina del Mar, Chile, 10.861.011-5.

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


KELLY

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