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Cablegate: Nicaragua: Vetting Request for Milgp, Joint Operations

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FM AMEMBASSY MANAGUA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0294
INFO RUEHMU/AMEMBASSY MANAGUA

UNCLAS MANAGUA 001362

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DEPT FOR WHA, WHA/CEN, AND WHA/PPC

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TAGS: MASS PHUM MOPS PINR NU
SUBJECT: NICARAGUA: VETTING REQUEST FOR MILGP, JOINT OPERATIONS
COURSE

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 Joint Operations
Course in Fort Benning, Georgia, from January 27 through April 01,
2010. The names are listed with the surname first, followed by
rank and DOB:

Unit: Nicaraguan Army

Espinoza Collado, Orlando Jose; LtC; 30 Oct 1955

Jiron Castillo, Ramon; Maj; 05 Apr 1963

Gomez Perez, Gabino Jose; Maj; 01 Feb 1966

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 January 8, 2010.
CALLAHAN

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