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Cablegate: Chile: Legatt Request for Human Rights Vetting for Economic

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DE RUEHSG #0738/01 2261517
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 131517Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3583
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000738

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PM, DIPSEC, DIPSEC/CI
FBI FOR CD1D BROWN AND JOHNS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM CI
SUBJECT: CHILE: LEGATT REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR ECONOMIC
CRIMES 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 Uniform Police officers
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 the Embassy.

3. (SBU) The proposed training is the Economic Crimes Course, which
will be held in Santiago, Chile, between September 8 and September
10, 2008. The name and identifying information of the proposed
candidates appear in the following format: Name, rank, unit, date
of birth, and place of birth, national identification number.


Nelson MERINO Torres, Captain, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 06/17/1976, Linares, 13.790.811-5

Mauro PINO Molina, Captain, Major Crimes Division, Chilean Uniformed
Police, 10/02/1975, Coyhaique, 10.660.205-0

Carlos CONTRERAS Torres, Captain, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 04/15/1977, Bulnes, 13.138.125-5

Juan MERINO Quezada, Lieutenant, Police Laboratory, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 06/25/1981, Victoria, 14.073.928-6

Luis TORRES Molina, Lieutenant, Police Laboratory, Chilean Uniformed
Police, 12/13/1979, Concepcion, 13.954.187-1

Raul FUENZALIDA Mora, Lieutenant, Police Laboratory, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 03/16/1982, Osorno, 15.272.488-8

Cristian JOFRE Rickenberg, Lieutenant, Police Laboratory, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 01/03/1983, Santiago, 15.374.981-7

Pamela ORMEQO Almonacid, Lieutenant, Counternarcotics Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 04/16/1981, Tocopilla, 14.592.717-k

Karin PACHECO Maldonado, Lieutenant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 03/26/1978, Santiago 13.433.619-6

Fernando BERNA Zambrano, Lieutenant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 12/27/1977, Curanilahue, 13.389.126-9

Francisca AROS Sierralta, Lieutenant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 04/28/1982, Vina del Mar, 15.096.473-3

Pedro VILLARREAL Gonzalez, Subcommissioner, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 09/06/1959, Tome, 8.232.662-6

Feliz DONOSO Pavez, Subcommissioner, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 05/13/1964, San Vicente, 9.349.359-1

Carlos BURGOS Saez, Subcommissioner, Counternarcotics Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 09/28/1962, Coronel, 9.273.778-0

Juan SANTIBANEZ Carrasco, First Sergeant, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 05/31/1964, Osorno, 9.459.433-2

Daniel MUNOZ Munoz, First Sergeant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 02/13/1964, Los Angeles, 9.928.293-2

Pedro VARGAS Saravia, First Sergeant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 04/02/1964, San Miguel, 9.765.263-5

Jaime BAEZA Torres, First Sergeant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 08/02/1962, Angol, 9.228.860-9

Obed ARRIAGADA Torres, Second Sergeant, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 04/26/1968, Curanilahue, 11.244.274-K

Pedro RODRIGUEZ Medina, Second Sergeant, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 05/01/1966, Puren, 10.537.179-9

Juan SEGUEL Vasquez, Second Sergeant, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 03/01/1968, Los Angeles, 11.241.370-7

Mario SAEZ Jara, Second Sergeant, Counternarcotics Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 03/04/1970, Santiago, 11.656.810-1

Juan RAMOS Riffo, First Corporal, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 10/13/1971, Concepcion, 8.784.955-4

Elias CASTILLO Cofre, First Corporal, Major Crimes Division, Chilean

Uniformed Police, 02/27/1971, Santiago, 11.755.577-1

Luis VILLALOBOS Aracena, First Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 06/18/1975, La Ligua, 12.816.676-9

Mariela CHACANA Escobar, First Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 06/11/1973, Limache, 12.352.659-7

Jonathan LIZAMA Valenzuela, Second Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 07/29/1981, Temuco, 14.221.501-2

Jimmy DIBARRAT Gonzalez, Second Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 02/13/1982, Concepcion, 15.180.725-9

Rodrigo SILVI Ureta, Second Corporal, Major Crimes Division, Chilean
Uniformed Police, 07/23/1971, Melipilla, 11.697.334-0

Marcos Andres AEDO Franco, Second Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 11/30/1979, El Carmen, 13.621.821-2

Jaime HUIRIQUEO Maripil, Second Corporal, Major Crimes Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 08/13/1979, San Miguel, 13.934.599-1

Jorge MATUS Pacheco, Police Laboratory, Chilean Uniformed Police,
12/29/1976, Talcahuano, 13.133.967-4

Ruben AEDO Franco, Second Corporal, Counternarcotics Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 04/23/1981, Chillan, 14.057.932-7

Pedro VIVAR Gonzalez, Second Corporal, Counternarcotics Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 01/19/1981, Futrono, 14.084.427-6

Erwin LONCON Leviante, Secon Corporal, Counternarcotics Division,
Chilean Uniformed Police, 04/18/1980, Calbuco, 13.849.843-3

4. (U) Post greatly appreciates the Department's assistance with
this request. Embassy's ongoing investigation has not found
credible information that the candidates have been involved in gross
human rights violations.

SIMONS

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