CORMS Mission in Latin America

The mission of the Cocaine Route Monitoring and Support (CORMS) on seaport cooperation’s state of play in five Latin American countries kicked-off in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the team attended the second Regional Workshop for Maritime Intelligence Units (MIUs) organised by the SEACOP project from March 19 to 21.  The event was opened by a representative of the EU delegation to…

Newsbriefing-Week of 27 of August

Britain announced a 2 million pound ($2.6 million) scheme to help authorities stop at risk children falling into the grip of traffickers and gangs who force them to move drugs over ‘county lines’ from cities to rural areas. A historic summit between the President of Colombia, Duque, and his political rivals took place at La…

Guyana and European Delegation to Guyana sign Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of SEACOP

On November 30, the Public Security Minister of Guyana and the Head of the European Delegation to Guyana signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of SEACOP in the country. Within the framework of the agreement two units – the Joint Maritime Control Unit (JMCU) and the Maritime Intelligence Unit (MIU) – will…

News briefing – Week of 28 November

Data from Argentina’s Attorney General Office reveals that more than a third of money laundering cases since 2013 were linked to drug trafficking, informs Insight Crime. According to one of the two prosecutors of the Economic Crime and Money Laundering Bureau (Procuraduría de Criminalidad Económica y Lavado de Activos – PROCELAC), the fact that such…