On Thursday, April 19, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen joined President Donald J. Trump and senior U.S. officials at the Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-S) in Key West, Florida. The purpose of the visit was to review the Administration’s ongoing efforts to combat transnational organized crime and stop illicit drugs from entering the United States.
Transnational Organized Crime (TOC)
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deputy Commandant for Operations Vice Admiral Charles Ray addresses the Coast Guard’s role in combating transnational organized crime and the smuggling of illicit drugs.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft addresses Coast Guard missions.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to discuss President Morales’ priorities for his administration and the two countries’ continued cooperation on a number of shared economic and security issues.
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Argentine Minister of Security Patricia Bullrich to discuss continued cooperation in a number of security-related areas, including combating transnational organized crime, law enforcement collaboration, and information sharing.
On 13 November, the EU-US Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place. This is a meeting held twice a year with the aim to oversee the Trans-Atlantic cooperation to fight terrorism and transnational crime.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deputy Commandant for Operations VADM Charles Michel addresses the Coast Guard’s Drug Interdiction mission.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, Jr. addresses the Coast Guard’s Drug Interdiction mission.