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Cablegate: Chile: Milgp Request for Human Rights Vetting For

VZCZCXYZ0015
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSG #0802 2481637
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 041637Z SEP 08
FM AMEMBASSY SANTIAGO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3667
RHMFISS/HQ USSOUTHCOM MIAMI FL PRIORITY

UNCLAS SANTIAGO 000802

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE

STATE FOR WHA/BSC, DRL, INR, PPC, PM, DIPSEC
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 SUPPLY/WAREHOUSE 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 Air Force 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 September
26.

3. (SBU) The proposed training is the International
Supply/Warehouse Crs, at the Inter American Air Forces Academy in
Texas, between 2-29 Oct 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.

Boris A. JARA Rojas, Airman, Chilean Air Force Supplies Department,
08/29/1987, Parral, 16.463.483-3

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.

SIMONS

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