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26 November 2015

INTERPOL operations target illegal timber trade in Africa and the Americas

LYON, France – INTERPOL-coordinated illegal logging operations in West Africa and Central and South America have identified key trade routes used by criminal networks to traffic illicitly harvested timber and led to major seizures of protected and valuable timber species worth more than USD 262 million.Operation Log took place in nine West African countri...
21 September 2015

South American operation targets crime networks behind fake goods

LYON, France – Police and customs officers across South America have taken part in an operation aimed at disrupting the organized crime networks behind illicit trade and the production and distribution of counterfeit goods in the region and beyond.Coordinated by INTERPOL, Operation Jupiter VII (15 – 31 August) involved almost 2,000 raids in 11 countries w...
12 June 2015

United States streamlines travel for foreign officials traveling on INTERPOL business

LYON, France – The United States has become the latest country to streamline foreign officials’ travel on INTERPOL business to enhance international law enforcement cooperation.The decision makes the US the 102nd member country to acknowledge the importance of establishing procedures for officials travelling on INTERPOL-related duties.Launched in 2009, th...
01 June 2015

Fakes worth USD 60 million seized in operations across Americas and Caribbean

LYON, France – Car parts, fuel, food, detergent, cigars, shampoo and steel were among fake goods worth nearly USD 60 million seized in a two-week operation across the Americas and the Caribbean.Codenamed Maya II, more than 2,000 interventions by police, customs, investigators and Intellectual Property (IP) units were carried out at key locations including...
30 April 2015

INTERPOL strengthens cooperation in combating corruption and money laundering in Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile – Enhancing skills in asset recovery and money laundering investigations was the focus of a specialized training course for law enforcement officers in Latin America.Part of an ongoing project coordinated by INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau for South America and the Financial Action Group of Latin America (GAFILAT) supported by the European Unio...
13 March 2015

US Congressional visit to INTERPOL focuses on combating terrorism

LYON, France – International law enforcement cooperation against terrorism was the focus of a visit by high-ranking members of the US Congress to INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters.Led by Hal Rogers, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, the US delegation met with INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock  and other senior INTERPOL officia...
19 February 2015

Information sharing is a ‘tripwire’ against foreign terrorist fighters – INTERPOL Chief

WASHINGTON DC, USA – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has highlighted the role effective information sharing and border management can play via the world police body’s global network against the global threat of foreign terrorist fighters.  Addressing a ministerial session during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, the INT...
15 December 2014

INTERPOL operation in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs

LYON, France – More than 27.5 tonnes of drugs have been seized in Operation Lionfish II, an INTERPOL-led initiative targeting the illicit trafficking of drugs and firearms by organized crime groups across Central America and the Caribbean. The seized drugs included cocaine, cannabis and heroin, with the cocaine haul alone valued at almost USD 1.3 billion....
22 November 2014

INTERPOL Secretary General discusses terrorism issues with NYPD Commissioner

NEW YORK CITY, USA – INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock has met with New York City Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner William J. Bratton to identify areas for increased cooperation between the two organizations, with a focus on combating the growing global threat of terrorism.As a city which has been the target of multiple terrorist attacks, Commi...
21 November 2014

INTERPOL holds training courses to tackle forest crime in South America

LIMA, Peru – INTERPOL has held a series of training courses in South America to assist law enforcement in the region in effectively tackling a range of forest crimes.Some 29 participants from law enforcement across 13 countries in Central and South America gathered in Lima for a five-day (17-21 November) training course aimed at developing and improving i...

22nd Americas Regional Conference

1-3 July 2013 - Willemstad, Curaçao

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