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Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to Hold Hearing on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation
Will examine U.S. counternarcotics efforts in the Caribbean
November 9, 2011

            Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Co-Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will hold a hearing Wednesday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m. on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation.

            The hearing will examine drug-related violence in the Caribbean and U.S. security assistance through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. In September 2011, President Obama identified four of the 15 Caribbean countries as major drug transit countries: the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica.

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation
2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Anibal de Castro
Dominican Ambassador to the United States

Audrey Marks
Jamaican Ambassador to the United States

Cornelius Smith
Bahamian Ambassador to the United States

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