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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for 5th Annual Sovereign

VZCZCXYZ0010
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBR #0160 0421939
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 111938Z FEB 10
FM AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0470
RUEHRG/AMCONSUL RECIFE
INFO RHMFISS/USSOCOM SCSO J2 MACDILL AFB FL
RUEHBR/AMEMBASSY BRASILIA
RUEHRI/AMCONSUL RIO DE JANEIRO
RUEHSO/AMCONSUL SAO PAULO

UNCLAS BRASILIA 000160

SIPDIS
STATE FOR WHA/BSC ??? CAROLINE CROFT / KRISTA SIMMONS, AND DRL
USSOCCOM PASS TO SOCS FOR GARY TOWN AND DAVID DIVINE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM BR
SUBJECT: Request for Human Rights Vetting for 5TH Annual Sovereign
Challenge Conference, March 8-11, 2010, Key West, FL

REF: USSOCOM SOCS MACDILL AFB FL 1204196 / 21 JAN 2010

1. (U) Post requests the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidate, of the Brazilian Police, who has been
nominated to participate in the 5TH Annual Sovereign Challenge
Conference, March 8-11, 2010, Key West, FL, pursuant to the Leahy
Act and Foreign Assistance Act.

2. (U) Post verifies that, as of February 11, it possesses no
derogatory information of gross human rights violations by the
following Brazilian service members as cited below.

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

LAST NAME: GOMES
FIRST NAME: PAULO TARSO
MIDDLE NAME: None given

DOB: 14 AUGUST 1960
PLACE OF BIRTH: RIO DE JANEIRO / RJ, BRAZIL
ID: CPF 115.977.391-20

SS #: 214 85 0145

FATHER: RUPIARA DE OLIVEIRA GOMES

MOTHER: L????CIA NASCIMENTO DE OLIVEIRA GOMES

SERVICE: POLICE
RANK: CIVILIAN
POSITION: DELEGADO
CURRENT LOCATION: EMBASSY OF BRAZIL, WASHINGTON DC

4. (U) Post apologizes for the short notice of this request, which
came in via cable, and more information was needed to complete post
vetting.

Due to the need for visa processing and travel arrangements, post
requests a response on or before February 26, and greatly
appreciates Department's assistance.
SHANNON

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