UNODC ROPAN/ CRIMJUST provided a workshop on communication techniques to address the press and civil society on matters of investigations of organised crime and money laundering between 12 and 13 September. During the two-day workshop, Mr. José Ignacio Gerez, Attorney General of the Province of Neuquén, Argentina, and Mr. Sebastián Lafón, Chief of Communications of […]
Law enforcement agencies from Brazil and Paraguay signed an agreement which will set up
In cooperation with the Attorney General of the Dominican Republic and the National School of the Public Ministry CRIMJUST conducted a training on the role of the Public Ministry in the management of the Asset Forfeiture between 21 and 23 of June.
A workshop on “Adequate use and protection of financial intelligence” aimed at the Southern Cone sub-region took place in Asuncion, Paraguay between 6 and 8 June.
“Supervision with a Risk-Based Approach for Financial and Non-Financial entities” was the theme of a workshop aimed at the Andean sub-region
A first sub-regional workshop on “Transparency, beneficial owner and de-risking, was held between 25 and 27 April, in Guatemala City, encompassing North America, Central America and Caribbean sub-regions.
According to the latest International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on Drug and Chemical Control, released by the U.S. State Department, a list of five Caribbean nations has been sent to the U.S. Congress by US President Trump, naming ‘major illicit drug producing and/or drug-transit countries.’ This includes the Bahamas, Haiti, Belize, the Dominican Republic and […]
Guatemala registered the highest number of cocaine seizures in 2016 within the last ten years, according to the country’s anti-drug prosecutor. The majority of the drug was seized at the port San José, on the country’s Pacific coast, and at the port of Santo Tomás, on the Caribbean coast. Four policemen were arrested in Spain […]
40 funcionarios de las Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana (FANB), la Guardia Nacional Bolivariana (GNB) y altos funcionarios del gobierno nacional aparecen involucrados en el tráfico de drogas en un periodo entre agosto del 2015 y agosto del 2016, según el Observatorio de Delito Organizado. De esta manera, la corrupción hace vulnerable la lucha contra el […]
The sixth Latin American and first Caribbean Conference on Drug Policy took place between 5 and 6 October in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The conference provided a room for debate and evaluation of drug policies, as well as for discussing concrete policies to be implemented in order to fight against illicit drugs. It is estimated […]