Records of Carlos Humberto Osorio Avaria (U.S. Department of State)

Carlos Humberto Osorio filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Due Aug. 16, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Carlos Humberto Osorio

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any records regarding Carlos Humberto Osorio Avaria, former representative of the El Salvador guerrilla movement Frente Farabundo Marti de Liberacion Nacional FMLN in Canada, between 1984 and 1992. The individual went under the names of Carlos Osorio, or Humberto Avaria. He obtained Canadian citizenship after immigrating to Canada as a Salvadorean refugee in 1984. I am the person in question and can be contacted if proof of identity and waver of privacy is needed.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Carlos Humberto Osorio

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Carlos Humberto Osorio,

This is in response to your letter dated August 6, 2018, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request.

The Office of Information Programs and Services electronic record system indicates that your request has been received. Your request has been assigned case control number F-2018-05509. You will be notified of the Department's search and review effort in response to this request as soon as it becomes available.

The Department currently has a backlog of approximately 10,500 cases. As a result, there is presently a delay in the completion of FOIA and Privacy Act requests.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number or send an e-mail to<>.


Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State<>



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