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Cablegate: Quarters Lease for Police

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DE RUEHQT #0874 2581919
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FM AMEMBASSY QUITO
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UNCLAS QUITO 000874

SIPDIS
FOR INL/RM (TIM BARRY, TIM HENDERSON)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SNAR AFIN AMGT
SUBJECT: QUARTERS LEASE FOR POLICE

1. NAS requests authorization to sign a two-year lease on behalf of
ICE for quarters to house DGI (Direccion General de Inteligencia),
an anti-narcotics police intelligence unit, conducts operations on
money laundering, trafficking in persons, human smuggling and
transnational crimes of the Ecuadorian National Police. The
property is a 340-sq meter residencial house located at Calle
Segunda N44-144 y Ave. del Parque, Casa #4, Colinas del Bosque in
Quito, Ecuador. The cost is USD 780.00 per month and the lease
term would be for two years. This lease will be a new lease for
the DGI Unit beginning on October, 2009 to September 30, 2011.

2. Justification: Due to the nature of its activities, this police
unit requires an anonymous and secure location separate from
regular police facilities, which will permit operation of
controlled sensitive operations. The National Police do not have a
suitable facility available for the DGI.

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