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This CRS report provides an overview on human trafficking in Latin America and recent legislation aimed at combating such criminal activity.

Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Thu, 12/09/2010

This pdf describes the civil-military assistance mission and objective, focusing on specific programs such as humanitarian assistance, disaster preparedness, civil affairs and humanitarian mine action.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Mon, 10/18/2010

This report describes a brief history of USSOUTHCOM and its regional linkages, security concerns, and key initiatives. The reported humanitarian assistance efforts include Beyond the Horizons, New Horizons, and MEDRETEs.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Wed, 10/13/2010

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: 

A review of Southern Command's structure, its effort to improve interagency coordination, and the difficulties it faced responding to the January 2010 Haiti earthquake.

Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Wed, 07/28/2010

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

Response to a congressional request for "a report on the performance evaluation system used by the Secretary of Defense to assess the effectiveness of assistance provided for foreign nations to achieve the counter-narcotics objectives of the Department of Defense."

Program: 
Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance
Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Due Date: 
Wed, 04/28/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Wed, 07/21/2010

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

The regional combatant command's "capstone document" that "serves as our blueprint for enhancing U.S. relationships with, and the capabilities of, our partner nations."

Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Thu, 07/01/2010
Report For: 
2007
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Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Thu, 03/01/2007

This report gives a brief overview of the Executive-Level Dialogue Event hosted by USNORTHCOM and DHS, which focused mainly on how to effectively counter threats posed by transnational criminal organizations. The objectives of USNORTHCOM are reported as well, including the creation of a 21st century border, the disruption of organized crime, and the sustainability of the rule of law-- all of which are in collaboration with the Mexican Military.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Tue, 06/08/2010

A somewhat critical look at the DEA intelligence facility in El Paso, Texas, which plays a significant role in the agency's operations in the Western Hemisphere.

Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of Justice Inspector General
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on: 
Tue, 06/01/2010

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

Response to a congressional request for "a report on the performance evaluation system used by the Secretary of Defense to assess the effectiveness of assistance provided for foreign nations to achieve the counter-narcotics objectives of the Department of Defense."

Program: 
Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance
Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Due Date: 
Wed, 04/28/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Fri, 04/30/2010

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 PDF discusses security challenges in Latin America and what warfighter capabilities can be used to counter these challenges, specifically from a science-based approach. Cooperation and collaboration between USSOUTHCOM and stakeholders is also discussed.

Issued by: 
U.S. Southern Command
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on: 
Thu, 04/15/2010

In 2006, the United States created two new programs, authorized in Sections 1206 and 1207 of the Fiscal Year 2006 National Defense Authorization Act, to respond to the threats of global terrorism and instability. This report addresses the extent to which

Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Thu, 04/15/2010

The Secretary of State must provide the factual basis of the President's yearly decisions to certify whether significant drug source and transit countries are cooperating with U.S. anti-drug efforts. The report must also offer a detailed description of these efforts in each country, the country's own efforts, a status report on drug production or transportation in each country, and other aspects of each country's anti-drug policies.

Program: 
International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Categories: 
Report For: 
2010
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Due Date: 
Mon, 03/01/2010
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Issued by: 
U.S. Department of State
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on: 
Mon, 03/01/2010

GAO examined the extent to which DOD has (1) identified clearly defined roles and responsibilities for DOD entities to facilitate interagency coordination for homeland defense and civil support missions, (2) articulated to its federal partners the DOD ent

Categories: 
Issued by: 
U.S. Government Accountability Office
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on: 
Mon, 03/01/2010

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