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00HARARE3277
2000-06-19 11:38:00
CONFIDENTIAL
Embassy Harare
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CUBAN DOCTORS SHUFFLED TO ANOTHER IMMIGRATION

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191138Z Jun 00

 

                           CONFIDENTIAL     PTQ5442

PAGE 01        HARARE  03277  191532Z 
ACTION PRM-01   

INFO  LOG-00   AF-00    WHA-00   EUR-00   TEDE-00  IO-00    DRL-02   
      SAS-00     /003W
                  ------------------646E7C  191532Z /45    
FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6343
INFO USINT HAVANA PRIORITY 
COMMISSIONER USINS WASHDC PRIORITY
AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE PRIORITY 
AMEMBASSY LUSAKA 
AMEMBASSY PRETORIA 
AMEMBASSY ROME 
USMISSION GENEVA 
AMEMBASSY CAIRO 
AMEMBASSY ABIDJAN 
AMEMBASSY NAIROBI 
AMEMBASSY OTTAWA 
AMEMBASSY LONDON
						C O N F I D E N T I A L HARARE 003277 

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR PRM A/S TAFT, PRM/A, PRM/AAA, AF/S, AF/PD,
WHA/CCA
NAIROBI FOR REFCOORD AND INS
ROME FOR INS
LONDON FOR PFLAUMER

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PAGE 02 HARARE 03277 191532Z
E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/16/10
TAGS: PREF PGOV PHUM PREL ZI CU
SUBJECT: CUBAN DOCTORS SHUFFLED TO ANOTHER IMMIGRATION
HOLDING FACILITY

REF: A). STATE 115930 (NOTAL)

B). HARARE 3264

CLASSIFIED BY DEPUTY CHIEF OF MISSION EARL M. IRVING FOR
REASONS 1.5 B/D.



1. (C) UNHCR REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE OLUSEYI BAJULAIYE
TOLD AMBASSADOR MCDONALD JUNE 17 THAT CUBAN DOCTORS
LEONEL CORDOVA RODRIGUEZ AND NORIS DEL CARMEN PENA
MARTINEZ HAD BEEN TRANSFERRED FROM GOROMONZI REMAND
CENTER TO ANOTHER, UNDISCLOSED (TO US) LOCATION WITHIN
HARARE, STILL UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE ZIMBABWEAN
IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES. BAJULAIYE SAID THAT HE AND
LOCAL UNHCR REPRESENTATIVE JOHN ADU INSPECTED THE
LOCATION PRIOR TO THE DOCTORS' TRANSFER AND SATISFIED
THEMSELVES THAT IT WAS FIT FOR HABITATION. IN ADDITION,
THE UNHCR OFFICIAL HAD NO NEWS AS OF JUNE 18 ON PROGRESS
ON A DECISION BY EITHER THE ZIMBABWEAN GOVERNMENT OR
PRESIDENT MUGABE ON THE DISPOSITION OF THE DOCTORS. HE
ALSO COULD SHED NO LIGHT ON PROGRESS TO IDENTIFY A THIRD
COUNTRY WILLING TO ACCEPT THE CUBANS IF RELEASE IS
FINALLY GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT. (COMMENT: IN SHORT, AS
OF THIS WRITING FORWARD MOVEMENT HERE ON THE CASE
REMAINS STALLED. END COMMENT).



2. (SBU) THE EMBASSY'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER HAS
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PAGE 03 HARARE 03277 191532Z
LEARNED THAT "THE MIAMI HERALD" REPORTER SANDRA MARQUEZ
GARCIA IS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE IN HARARE ON JUNE 19. PER
REF (A) POST WILL NOT DISCUSS THE CASE WITH HER AND
REFER ALL HER INQUIRIES TO UNHCR OR THE DEPARTMENT/PA.

MCDONALD

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