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Cablegate: Nicaragua: Human Rights Individual Vetting Request for U.S.-Sponsored Training: Dea, Mini-International Drug Enforcement Conference (Idec)

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UNCLAS MANAGUA 001011

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SUBJECT: NICARAGUA: HUMAN RIGHTS INDIVIDUAL VETTING REQUEST FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING: DEA, MINI-INTERNATIONAL DRUG ENFORCEMENT CONFERENCE (IDEC)

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
Mini-International Drug Enforcement Conference (IDEC) in San
Salvador, El Salvador from October 26 - 28, 2009. The names
are listed with the surname first, followed by rank and DOB:

Unit: Nicaraguan National Police

Guido Espinoza, Jose Esteban; Comm; 02 Sept 1962
Garcia Duarte, Miguel Angel; Comm; 14 Jul 1959

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 23, 2009.
CALLAHAN

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