|Wikileaks:||View 02TEGUCIGALPA2760 at Wikileaks.org|
|Tags:||PTER PREL ASEC SNAR KCRM KVPR HO|
|Redacted:||This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.|
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C O N F I D E N T I A L TEGUCIGALPA 002760 SIPDIS DEPT. FOR S/CT, DS, WHA/CEN, AND WHA/AND E.O. 12958: DECL: 10/01/2012 TAGS: PTER, PREL, ASEC, SNAR, KCRM, KVPR, HO SUBJECT: FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS - POST HAS NONE TO RECOMMEND FOR INCLUSION IN FTO LIST REF: STATE 179250 Classified By: Charge d'Affaires, a.i., Roger Pierce. Reasons 1.5 (B) and (D). 1. (C) Upon receipt of reftel Post reviewed the legal criteria for designation and determined that Post does not have any additional foreign terrorist organizations (FTO) to recommend for inclusion in the list of FTOs. 2. (C) Post notes that both the FARC and to a lesser extent the AUC have been active in Honduras attempting to exchange cocaine for weapons. GOH authorities recently arrested a Colombian citizen named Ethalson Mejia Hoy who entered Honduras using a false identity carrying a small amount of marijuana. He is allegedly a member of the FARC seeking to arrange a drugs for guns transaction. PIERCE
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