The agreement also allows our law enforcement bodies to coordinate the investigation of complex money laundering cases, and make it more difficult to hide ill-gotten gains by moving them across national boundaries.
Further, the agreement will also allow us to continue strengthening our economic ties through expediting trade procedures. Our customs services will be able to set up programs to expedite shipments to and from the United Stateswith a high degree of security, and minimal risk that drugs, weapons, or other contraband are being transported under the cover of legitimate trade.
Photo: Signing the agreement are U.S. Ambassador John L. Estrada and Minister of Finance Colm Imbert. Looking on are U.S. Embassy’s Department of Homeland Security Attaché ArthlynSamuel and Minister of National Security Major General (Ret’d) Edmund Dillon. Photo courtesy the U.S. Embassy.