Vice-President and Minister of Public Security, Hon. Khemraj Ramjattan, and H.E. Mr Perry Halloway, Ambassador of the United States of America, today, December 9, 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the operation of a vetted counter-narcotic investigative unit programme at the Minister’s Office in Brickdam.
The Minister signed on behalf of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) and the Ambassador on behalf of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).
The mission of the Vetted Unit Program of the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States is to train, equip and provide necessary assistance to partner countries so that specialized units in those countries can meet certain mutually-determined standards and can increase capacity in integrity, professionalism, and competence in fighting drug crime.
This program is intended to ensure better investigations and interdictions, and to prosecute and dismantle high-value targets in narco-trafficking networks.
Members of Guyana’s Law Enforcement sector who will participate in…
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