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Meeting with Augusto

Released on 2012-08-09 05:00 GMT

Email-ID 1863194
Date 1970-01-01 01:00:00
Hi Fred,

Short version of this guy's bio is that he is in charge of Political
Affairs at the El Paso Consulate-General. That means he outranks Fernando.

He is very smart. His specialty is the U.S. He was involved in the
drafting of the Merida Initiative from the Mexican side. Is an academic,
had a stint at Georgetown I think, but was teaching in some small college
in Mexico when the government asked him to help out. He is definitely

We of course don't know ANYTHING of the above. We just know that he is
Political Affairs at the Consulate and that he knows Fernando and that he
had drinks with me in Fernando's apartment until late one night (I sent
insight about this long time ago).

By the way, Fernando says that Augusto may have an interesting proposal
for Stratfor. He is not sure of the details and will let August say it...
but it could be good for us.

Also, Fernando will tell you on Thursday if Augusto will want any meetings
added to the list when he is in Austin between 2-4 March.

Anything else?



Marko Papic

Stratfor Junior Analyst
C: + 1-512-905-3091
AIM: mpapicstratfor