Established in 1987, the Association of Caribbean Commissioners (ACCP) works to promote regional cooperation in the fight against criminal activities in areas including narcotics, terrorism, and organized crime. Photo credit: Mark Morgan, “Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police,” CC BY 2.0.
The CFATF implements common counter-measures against money laundering and combat the financing of terrorism. Photo credit: Quinten Questel, “Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Nightscape,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The Latin American and Caribbean Community of Police Intelligence (CLACIP)—an organization of Latin American and Caribbean law enforcement intelligence agencies from 28 countries—collaborates on programs, training, and conferences that promote the exchange of ideas, investigative techniques, and specific crime-related information to bolster anti-crime and counterterrorism efforts. Photo credit: Policía Nacional de los colombianos, “X Conferencia Regional de la Asociación Internacional de Jefes de Policía,” CC BY-SA 2.0.
The GAFILAT is a FATF-style regional body (FSRB) for countries in Latin America. Photo credit: Fernando Lugo Méndez, “Fernando Lugo en la foto oficial de GAFISUD,” CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
Mercosur’s Terrorism Working Group was established in 1999; later, the Working Group was joined by a Permanent Working Group, which employs experts in foreign affairs, finance, experts in intelligence, antiterrorism, secret services, and justice ministers of the Mercosur full members to coordinate efforts against regional terrorist threats. Photo credit: Cancillería del Ecuador, “Inauguración de la XLIII Cumbre de Jefes y Jefas de Estado del MERCOSUR y Estados Asociados,” CC BY-SA 2.0.
The Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (CICTE) was established in 1999; its mission is to facilitate and encourage member states’ cooperation in the prevention, opposition and elimination of terrorism. Photo credit: OEA - OAS, “Inauguration of CICTE 2013 Regular Session,” CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.