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Common Abbreviations

International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
March 2007

ARS Alternative Remittance System
CBP Customs and Border Protection
CBRN Caribbean Basin Radar Network
CFATF Caribbean Financial Action Task Force
DARE Drug Abuse Resistance Education
DEA Drug Enforcement Administration
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOJ Department of Justice
DOS Department of State
DTO Drug Trafficking Organization
ESF Economic Support Fund
EU European Union
EXBS The Export Control and Related Border Security Assistance (EXBS) Program
FATF Financial Action Task Force
FB Federal Bureau of Investigation
FinCEN Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FIU Financial Intelligence Unit
GCC Gulf Cooperation Council
IBC International Business Company
ICE Immigration and Customs Enforcement
ICITAP International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program
IMF International Monetary Fund
INCSR International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
INL Bureau for International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement Affairs/(Matters)
IRS Internal Revenue Service
IRS/CID Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division
JICC Joint Information Coordination Center
JIATF-S/W Joint Interagency Task Force South and Joint Interagency Task Force West
MLAT Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NBRF Northern Border Response Force
NNICC National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Committee
OAS Organization of American States
OAS/CICAD Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission
OFC Offshore Financial Center
OPBAT Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos
OPDAT Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development Assistance and Training
SECI South East Europe Cooperative Initiative
SEED Support for East European Democracy Act (1994)
UN Convention 1988 United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
UNODC United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime
USAID Agency for International Development
USCG United States Coast Guard
USG United States Government
ha Hectare
HCl Hydrochloride (cocaine)
Kg Kilogram
Mt Metric Ton

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