Common Abbreviations

International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
March 2002

ARS -- Alternative Remittance System
ATS -- Amphetamine Type Stimulants
CBRN -- Caribbean Basin Radar Network
CFATF -- Caribbean Financial Action Task Force
DEA -- Drug Enforcement Administration
DOJ -- Department of Justice
DOS -- Department of State
ESF -- Economic Support Fund
EU -- European Union
FATF -- Financial Action Task Force
FBI -- Federal Bureau of Investigation
FinCEN -- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
FIU -- Financial Intelligence Unit
GCC -- Gulf Cooperation Council
IBC -- International Business Company
IMF -- International Monetary Fund
INCSR -- International Narcotics Control Strategy Report
INM -- See INL
INL -- Bureau of International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement Affairs
IRS -- Internal Revenue Service
IRS-CID -- Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division
JICC -- Joint Information Coordination Center
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
PC-R-EV -- Council of Europe's Select Committee of Experts on The Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures
UN Convention -- 1988 United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances
UNODCCP -- United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention
USAID -- Agency for International Development
USG -- United States Government

ha -- Hectare
HCl -- Hydrochloride (cocaine)
Kg -- Kilogram
Mt -- Metric Ton