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Cablegate: Extradition: Luis Eduardo Manjarres-Pumarejo - Extradition

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STATE FOR WHA/AND - DHENIFIN, MBEHAR
STATE FOR L/LEI - VPRUGH AND GHARRIS
JUSTICE FOR CRM/OIA - TBLACK, RIRAOLA, MHEINEMAN
NROMANO, MBOYNTON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: SNAR PREL CJAN CO KCRM KJUS
SUBJECT: EXTRADITION: LUIS EDUARDO MANJARRES-PUMAREJO - EXTRADITION
FULLY APPROVED - POST WILL PROVIDE ASSURANCES

REF: 09 STATE 69800; 07 STATE 154861; 09 STATE 69801

1. The Embassy received official notification from the GOC on
January 29, 2010, that the extradition of Colombian national LUIS
EDUARDO MANJARRES-PUMAREJO has been approved on the count in para.
2 pursuant to Resolution No. 349, dated December 11, 2009. The
individual did not enter an appeal.

2. According to reftels A and B, LUIS EDUARDO MANJARRES-PUMAREJO
is the subject of superseding indictment No.
07??????223??????Collyer, filed
on April 22, 2008, in the United States District Court for the
District of Columbia, charging him with:

-- Count One: Conspiracy to manufacture and distribute with
intent to import into the United States five kilograms or more of a
controlled substance (cocaine), and one kilogram or more of a
controlled substance (heroin), and aiding and abetting that
offense, contrary to 21 U.S.C. 959, in violation of 21 U.S.C. 960
and 963, and 18 U.S.C. 2.

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3. Assurances were officially requested by the GOC. Accordingly,
Post will provide the assurances previously received per reftel C.
4. Please note that JOSE JERSSON HUERTAS-RAMIREZ??????date of birth
is
September 22, 1956.

5. Copies of the aforementioned GOC resolution will be scanned to
STATE/L/LEI and DOJ/OIA. Please note that the official GOC
resolutions are the only valid and true documents to serve as the
basis for trying individuals extradited from Colombia to the United
States.
BROWNFIELD

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