TITLE

Status of Funds for the M�rida Initiative

AUTHOR(S)
Ford, Jess T.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/3/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the assessment of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding the status of funds for the M�rida Initiative, a cooperation between the United States and the government of Mexico, as well as countries located in Central America. The operation is intended to resolve government problems including drug trafficking, insurgencies and money laundering. A summary of objectives of the initiative and the delivery of equipments is also offered.
ACCESSION #
46792301

 

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