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This testimony addresses DHS (1) capabilities to enforce security at or near the border, (2) interagency coordination and oversight of information sharing and enforcement efforts, and (3) management of technology programs.

Country: 
Mexico
Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Wed, 03/30/2011

This report expresses U.S. concerns about human rights, Venezuela's military arms purchases, its relations with Cuba and Iran, and its efforts to export its brand of populism to other Latin American countries.

Country: 
Venezuela
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Fri, 03/11/2011
Now expired, Section 1207 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2006 (P.L. 109-163) provided authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to transfer to the State Department up to $100 million per fiscal year in defense articles, services, training or other support for reconstruction, stabilization, and security activities in foreign countries. From FY2006 through FY2010, Section 1207 funded $445.2 million in projects in 23 countries on a bilateral basis and in five countries on a multilateral basis (including one also funded bilaterally).
Country: 
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Colombia
Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)
Ecuador
Guatemala
Georgia
Haiti
Kenya
Yemen
Southeast Asia Regional
Uganda
Timor-Leste
Tajikistan
Somalia
Sri Lanka
Philippines
Paraguay
Panama
Nepal
Liberia
Lebanon
Kyrgyzstan
Morocco
Program: 
Section 1207 Security and Stabilization Assistance
Report For: 
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 03/03/2011

An update on NAFTA and other trade agreements related to the U.S. and Mexico as well as their affects on immigration and other issues.

Country: 
Mexico
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 02/24/2011

This testimony provides preliminary observations on (1) the extent to which DHS reported progress in achieving operational control–Border Patrol was able to detect, respond, and interdict crossborder illegal activity–of the southwest border; (2) the e

Country: 
Mexico
Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Tue, 02/15/2011

This report describes the gang problem in Central America, discusses country and regional approaches to deal with the gangs, and analyzes U.S. policy with respect to gangs in Central America.

Country: 
Central America Regional
Report For: 
2011
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 01/03/2011

A report on activities funded in Central America by the "Central American Regional Security Initiative," which combines several military and economic aid programs.

Country: 
Central America Regional
Program: 
Economic Support Fund
Foreign Military Financing
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Fri, 09/24/2010
Report For: 
2009
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Tue, 09/01/2009

The State Department must submit to Congress a written determination that Mexico's human rights performance is improving according to several measures. Submission of this report frees up military assistance to Mexico.

Country: 
Mexico
Categories: 

By August 8, 2009, the Secretary of State must submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations detailing actions taken by the Government of Mexico since June 30, 2008, to investigate, prosecute, and punish violations of internationally recognized human rights by members of the Mexican Federal police and military forces, and to support a thorough, independent, and credible investigation of the murder of American citizen Bradley Roland Will.

Country: 
Mexico
Categories: 
Report For: 
2008, 2009
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Due Date: 
Sat, 08/08/2009
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Mon, 07/26/2010

The Department of State (State) manages the Initiative while other U.S. agencies play key roles in implementation. This testimony addresses (1) the status of M&eacuterida program implementation; (2) State's strategy for implementation; and (3) coordination me

Country: 
Mexico
Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Wed, 07/21/2010

A description of all companies hired by the State and Defense departments to carry out military or police assistance activities in Colombia, the total amount of contracts for each, the nature of the work each does, and the risk to contract personnel.

Country: 
Colombia
Report For: 
2009
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Due Date: 
Thu, 04/01/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Tue, 06/01/2010
Report For: 
2006
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Due Date: 
Sun, 04/01/2007
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Fri, 06/01/2007

A detailed report evaluating U.S. aid to Mexico since the 2007 launch of the Merida Initiative. Includes a detailed table of aid that had been delivered, or was pending delivery.

Country: 
Mexico
Report For: 
2009, 2010
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Issued by: 
Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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on: 
Tue, 05/18/2010

This request for additional foreign assistance includes aid to Haiti following the January 2010 earthquake.

Country: 
Haiti
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Wed, 04/28/2010

This report examines recent political and economic developments in Paraguay and issues in U.S.-Paraguayan relations

Country: 
Paraguay
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 02/01/2010

This report examines the political crisis in Honduras, with specific focus on the events between June 2009 and January 2010. It concludes with the inauguration of President Lobo and reviews allocations of non-humanitarian U.S. aid.

Country: 
Honduras
Report For: 
2009, 2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 02/01/2010

This report examines recent political and economic developments in Uruguay as well as issues in U.S.-Uruguayan relations.

Country: 
Uruguay
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 01/04/2010

Review of funding allocated to Mexico and Latin America under the M&eacuterida Initiative.

Country: 
Central America Regional
Mexico
Report For: 
2009
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Fri, 08/21/2009

As a condition of spending funds for its Merida Initiative package of military and economic aid, the State Department had to submit a plan for how these funds would be spent.

Country: 
Central America Regional
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Mexico
Report For: 
2009
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Due Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2009
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Thu, 08/13/2009
Report For: 
2008
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Due Date: 
Thu, 08/14/2008
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Thu, 09/04/2008

This report examines recent political and economic developments in Venezuela as well as issues in U.S.-Venezuelan relations.

Country: 
Venezuela
Report For: 
2009
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Tue, 07/28/2009

This report examines political and economic developments in Peru and issues in U.S.-Peru relations.

Country: 
Peru
Report For: 
2009
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Tue, 07/21/2009

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