US embassy cable - 02TEGUCIGALPA2516

VIP HONDURAN TRAVEL TO UNGA

Identifier: 02TEGUCIGALPA2516
Wikileaks: View 02TEGUCIGALPA2516 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Tegucigalpa
Created: 2002-09-07 00:52:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: ASEC EAIR KSEP OTRA PREL UNGA
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UNCLAS TEGUCIGALPA 002516 
 
SIPDIS 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: ASEC, EAIR, KSEP, OTRA, PREL, UNGA 
SUBJECT: VIP HONDURAN TRAVEL TO UNGA 
 
REF: SECSTATE 169228 
 
1. Per reftel request, Poloff contacted Honduran Foreign 
Ministry on September 6 to verify information for Honduran 
government officials traveling to the UN General Assembly. 
The MFA clarified that the Honduran delegation coming from 
Honduras has been reduced to two officials.  These are 
Foreign Minister Guillermo ((Perez-Cadalso)) Arias and 
Director General of Foreign Policy Mario Fortin. 
 
2. Information on round trip travel for FonMin is keyed to 
reftel.  DG Fortin will travel with FonMin. 
 
A. Scheduled commercial service 
 
B.,C., and D. 
Depart 9 September, 2002, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, American 
Airlines (AA) 954 
Arrive Miami Airport 17:36 Hours 
Depart 9 September, 2002, Miami, AA 970 
Arrive LaGuardia 22:19 Hours 
 
Upon return from the UNGA, the FonMin's itinerary is 
Depart 20 September, 2002, LaGuardia, AA 1129, 17:35 Hours 
Arrive Miami Airport 20:39 Hours 
Depart 24 September, 2002, Miami, AA 953, 11:15 Hours 
 
E. The GOH officials will not carry firearms and will not 
have official escorts. 
 
3. FonMin ((Perez-Cadalso)) Arias lost his leg in an accident 
and uses a prosthesis on his left leg.  This prosthesis and a 
number of metal pins in both legs have caused him delays in 
U.S. airports due to security reasons in the past.  Post 
appreciates Department's assistance to minimize disruption in 
FonMin's travel. 
PIERCE 

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