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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Strategy

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DE RUEHBR #0120 0361507
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O R 051506Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0420
INFO RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO
RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO

UNCLAS BRASILIA 000120

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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 STRATEGY
AND DEFENSE POLICY COURSE (SDP), FROM MARCH 4-24, 2010, WASHINGTON,
DC

REF: MLO 10-023 / 19 JAN 2010

1. (U) Post requests the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidate, of the Brazilian Army, who has been nominated
for a Strategy and Defense Policy Course (SDP), from March 4-24,
2010, in Washington, DC, 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 member as cited below.

3. (U) Name of the proposed candidate is as follows:

Name: DE SOUZA Abreu, Gustavo

DPOB: 01 OCT 59 - Recife, PE, Brazil

CPF: 569.285.647-68

Father: Jo????o Evangelista de Souza

Mother: Maria Antonieta de Souza Abreu

Gender: Male

Unit: Department of Policy and Strategy

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 February 23, and
greatly appreciates Department's assistance.
SHANNON

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