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Cablegate: Nicaragua: Human Rights Individual Vetting Request for U.S.-Sponsored Training: Milgp, Outboard Motor Maintenance Course in Gulfport, Ms

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SUBJECT: NICARAGUA: HUMAN RIGHTS INDIVIDUAL VETTING REQUEST FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: MILGP, OUTBOARD MOTOR MAINTENANCE COURSE IN GULFPORT, MS

1. We request the Department's assistance in screening the
following individuals who have been nominated for USG-funded
training, pursuant to the Leahy Act and the Foreign
Assistance Act.

2. The following individuals will attend the Outboard Motor
Maintenance Course in Gulfport, MS from October 17 - December
20 2009. The names are listed with the surname first,
followed by rank and DOB:

Unit: Nicaraguan Army

Varela, Rafael Antonio; Sgt; 24 Oct 1972
Paniagua, Pablo Jose; Sgt; 25 July 1975
Rosales Caceres, Edwin Javier; Sgt; 07 Aug 1978
Jarquin Perez, Ervin; Sgt; 15 July 1978
Tellez Gonzalez, Yader Concepcion; Sgt; 07 Dec 1980
Alvarado Mairena, Jairo Francisco; Sgt; 16 May 1980
Espinoza Zeledon, Aldo Olid; Lt; 02 Oct 1984
Cruz Salazar, Frankin Antonio; Maj; 08 Feb 1968

3. As the U.S. Embassy Managua Leahy vetting coordinating
office, we certify that Post has completed its own local
vetting and found no credible evidence of gross violations of
human rights.

4. In order to prepare for the participants' travel, we
appreciate the Department's response by October 6, 2009.
CALLAHAN

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