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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training,

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FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0418
INFO RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO
RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO

UNCLAS BRASILIA 000118

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STATE FOR WHA/BSC - CAROLINE CROFT/ KRISTA SIMMONS, AND DRL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV PHUM BR
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING,
SOVEREIGN CHALLENGE AT SPECIAL OPERATIONS PROGRAM, FROM MARCH 15-19,
2010, TAMPA, FL

REF: MLO 10-028 / 20 JAN 2010

1. (U) Post requests the Department's assistance in screening the
following two candidates, of the Defense Attach????'s Office at the
Brazilian Embassy in Washington, DC, who have been nominated to
participate in the Sovereign Challenge at Special Operations
Program, from March 15-19, 2010, in Tampa, FL, pursuant to the
Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act.

2. (U) Post verifies that, as of February 5, it possesses no
derogatory information of gross human rights violations by the
following Brazilian service members as cited below.

3. (U) Names of Proposed candidates are as follows:

1) Name: CID, Mauro

DPOB: 16 DEC 56 - Niter????i, RJ, Brazil

CPF: 500.518.817-72

Father: Antonio Carlos Cid

Mother: Lisieux Lourena Cid

Gender: Male

Unit: Defense Attach???? Office, Brazilian Embassy, Washington DC

Organization: Brazilian Army

Title: Major-General

2) Name: PEREIRA, Joarez

DPOB: 12 FEB 61 - Bragan????a Paulista, SP, Brazil

CPF: 654.394.147-20

Father: Joarez Alves Pereira

Mother: Doralice Gregorio Pereira

Gender: Male

Unit: Defense Attach???? Office, Brazilian Embassy, Washington DC

Organization: Brazilian Army

Title: Colonel

4. (U) Due to the need for visa processing and travel arrangements,
if possible, post requests a response on or before March 5, and
greatly appreciates Department's assistance.
SHANNON

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