Federal legal action looms over Ports inspections

October 2011
Caribbean Business;10/6/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 39, p2
The article reports that the Puerto Rico Ports Authority insists to include incoming foreign cargo in its inspection process under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol (CBP). It states that CBP has advised the local government that the agency would resort to legal action, unless incoming international cargo falls under its jurisdiction. Jeffrey Quiñones of CBP says that the CBP has to continue working with Ports to ensure that the proposed regulation remain the same.


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