Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For
DE RUEHSG #0721 2191956
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 061956Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3564
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY
UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000721
STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PPC, PM
SOUTHCOM FOR EVANS, FINLAY
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: MILGP REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR
INTERNATIONAL OFFICER SUPPLY 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 Navy officer who has
been nominated to participate in 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 if possible by no later than August 21.
3. (SBU) The proposed training is the International Officer Supply
Course, to be held at the Navy Supply School, Athens, GA, between
September 8 and November 10, 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.
Jorge GALLEGUILLOS Moller; Lieutenant Commander (Chilean Navy);
Supply Officer, Chilean Frigate COCHRANE; 01/30/1971; Santiago,
4. (U) Post greatly appreciates the Department's assistance with
this request. Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found
credible information that the candidate has been involved in gross
human rights violations.