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Title

  • Main Title Merida Initiative: Proposed U.S. Anticrime and Counterdrug Assistance for Mexico and Central America

Creator

  • Author: Cook, Colleen W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division
  • Author: Seelke, Clare Ribando
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-07-07

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: In October 2007, the United States and Mexico announced the Mérida Initiative, a multi-year proposal for $1.4 billion in U.S. assistance to Mexico and Central America aimed at combating drug trafficking, gangs, and organized crime. This report outlines the various appropriations and other foreign aid measures outlined in the Mérida Initiative and what future actions regarding this ongoing effort will include.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug abuse
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug traffic
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Criminal justice
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Organized crime
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Gangs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug law enforcement - Supplemental appropriations
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign aid
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: American economic assistance in Latin America

Coverage

  • Place Name: Mexico
  • Place Name: Haiti
  • Place Name: Dominican Republic

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RS22837
  • Accession or Local Control No: RS22837_2008Jul07
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs10729