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Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geographic Identifier Subject Areas
Panama Supreme Court Denies U.S. Extradition Request for Colombia Drug Suspect On July 14, 1993, the Panama Supreme Court of Justice effectively denied the extradition request of Colombian citizen Leon Alvarez Cuadro when it ruled that his arrest was illegal. The U.S.... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Panama Extradition, Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties, International Cooperation
Panama Rejects Protests and Grants Asylum to Former Guatemala President Serrano Panamanian President Guillermo Endara, in the face of protests by labor groups who blocked traffic in Panama City to show their displeasure, has defended his government’s decision to grant political... 9 8 1993-08-01 Guatemala, Panama Extradition, Asylum
Greece Extradites to Germany Former Stasi Officer for Terrorist Charges On July 1, 1993, the Greek Government extradited to Germany a senior Stasi officer accused of being an accessory in terrorist attacks in 1983. German security officers took custody of Helmut Voigt, a... 9 8 1993-08-01 Germany, Greece Extradition, Terrorism, Arrest, Prosecution
El Salvador and Mexico Conclude Series of Int’l Criminal Cooperation Agreements On Salvadorian President Alfredo Cristiani and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari signed several agreements on international criminal cooperation as well as agreements on economic trade... 9 8 1993-08-01 Mexico, El Salvador Extradition, Immigration, Transfer of Prisoners, Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation, Drug Enforcement
U.S. and Colombia Sign TIEA and U.S.-Peru TIEA Now in Force On July 30, 1993, the U.S. Department of Treasury announced that on July 21, in Bogota, the United States and Colombia signed an agreement to exchange tax information (TIEA). The agreement authorizes... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Colombia, Peru Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties, Tax Enforcement, International Cooperation
Britain Broadens Predicate Offenses for Suspicious Transactions Report Requirement to All Serious Crimes Great Britain gave Royal Assent and, during the last week of July, enacted the Criminal Justice Bill. The bill increases the responsibility of banks and other financial service companies to report... 9 8 1993-08-01 United Kingdom Money Laundering, Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking
Proposed Policy for United States Prisoner Transfer Treaties United States prisoner transfer treaties permit foreign nationals sentenced by all federal courts and most state courts to be transferred to their countries of nationality to serve the remainder of... Michael Abbell 9 8 1993-08-01 United States Transfer of Prisoners, Treaties
Panama Considers Further Legislative Action as It Hosts CICAD Seminar on the Adoption and Implementation of Model Anti-Money Regulations From June 29 to July 2, 1993, the Panamanian Government hosted a seminar on the adoption and implementation of the model anti-money regulations of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (... 9 8 1993-08-01 Latin America and South America, Caribbean, Panama Money Laundering, Conferences, International Cooperation, Investigation, Legislation
The Protection of the EC Budget Through National Criminal Law During 1992, fraud affecting the European Community budget increased dramatically. In its Fourth Annual Report on EC-Budget Fraud, the Commission requested the Member States to strengthen their... Bertold L. Baer 9 8 1993-08-01 Europe Fraud, International Cooperation, Investigation, Prosecution
West European Financial Action Task Force Calls for Austria to Tights “Know Your Customer” Laws On July 1, the European media reported that the West European Financial Action Task Force (WEFATF) has criticized Austria for its lax attitude against money laundering and called for corrective... 9 8 1993-08-01 Europe, Austria Money Laundering, Drugs & Trafficking, FATF
Ghanaian Court Evidence Used to Overturn Fraud Conviction On April 19, 1993, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, on the basis of newly discovered evidence gleaned from a criminal case in Ghana, vacated a criminal fraud conviction. At... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Ghana Fraud, Prosecution
Ibero-American Summit Agrees to Alternative Economic Development Program for Coca Growers On July 16, the Ibero-American Summit, at the request of the Peruvia delegation, adopted a resolution to establish an action program to provide economic development as a means to combat illegal drug... 9 8 1993-08-01 Latin America and South America Terrorism, Drugs & Trafficking
Hungary Ratifies 6 Council of Europe Criminal Cooperation Treaties On July 7, 1993, Hungary ratified six of the following Council of Europe criminal cooperation treaties, showing the positive impact of regional intergovernmental organizations in the evolution of... 9 8 1993-08-01 Hungary Extradition, Transfer of Prisoners, Treaties, International Cooperation
Peru Added as 4th Beneficiary to the Andean Trade Preferences Act On August 12, 1993, President William J. Clinton promulgated an order, designating Peru as the fourth beneficiary under the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA). In a letter dated August 11, President... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Peru Drugs & Trafficking, International Cooperation
U.N. Progresses on Establishing War Crimes Tribunal as American Bar Association Supports Creation of U.S. War Crimes Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia On August 20, 1993, the United Nations moved closer to establishing a tribunal to prosecute war criminals in the former Yugoslavia by narrowing a list of candidates for potential judges from 41... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Former Yugoslavia War Crimes, Prosecution, International Criminal Tribunal
S. Korea Government Forms Center to Collect Intelligence on Int’l Drug Smuggling On June 9, 1993, the South Korean media reported that the South Korean’s Agency for National Security Planning is establishing its own center to collect intelligence on international drug smuggling,... 9 8 1993-08-01 South Korea Money Laundering, National Security, Drugs & Trafficking, Smuggle
U.S. Appellate Ct. Overturns Pretrial Restraint of Substitute Assets in Liechtenstein On May 20, 1993, in a decision by the respected Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham, the Court reversed a decision of the U.S. district court, ordering pretrial restraint of... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States, Liechtenstein Asset Seizure
Report Warns of the New Threat of Int’l Organized Crime to U.S. National Security In August 1993, the National Strategy Information Center had a press conference and released a report, entitled International Organized Crime: Emerging Threat to U.S. Security. The report states that... 9 8 1993-08-01 United States Intelligence, Organized Crime
NAFTA Side Agreements Strengthen Enforcement, but Miss Opportunity for Meaningful Enforcement Cooperation Mechanisms On August 13, 1993, the U.S., Mexico and Canada agreed on supplemental accords on environmental and labor matters to strengthen enforcement. The accords do provide for dispute resolution mechanisms... Bruce Zagaris 9 8 1993-08-01 North America Environment, Intellectual Property, Treaties, Compliance
Brazil Government Ratifies Italian Extradition and Penal Cooperation Treaties On July 12, 1993, the Brazilian Government approved its ratification of an extradition treaty with Italy. The treaty obligates the signatory countries to extradite criminals pursued by the... 9 8 1993-08-01 Brazil, Italy Extradition, Human Rights, Drugs & Trafficking, Treaties