OPDAT in the News

DOJ and FIU Host September 12 Miami Event on MS-13

State Department announces outcomes of Central American Conference on Prosperity and Security

AUSA Heads to Kenya as Resident Legal Advisor

Mexican Secretary of Interior and OPDAT engage on anti-human trafficking

News reports highlight OPDAT's involvement in MS-13 operation.

White House briefing highlights OPDAT's efforts in El Salvador following arrest of 700+ MS-13 members.

OPDAT provides anti-trafficking capacity building to Mexican justice operators.

Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Blanco highlights OPDAT's work in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the MS-13 threat: https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/meetings/the-ms-13-problem-investigating-gang-membership-its-nexus-to-illegal-immigration-and-federal-efforts-to-end-the-threat

OPDAT strengthens AMBER Alert coordination with Mexico and Canada: https://mx.usembassy.gov/tri-lateral-forum-strengthens-international-coordination-amber-alert-emergency-response-system-2/

OPDAT's counter-terrorism capacity building in Abu Dhabi advances international CT coordination: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/International_investigation_on_terrorism_financing_begins_in_Abu_Dhabi-WAM20170508151635790/

OPDAT supports Pakistani investigative capacity building: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1404795/two-week-course-investigation-prosecution-officers-ends/

OPDAT's anti-trafficking case mentoring in Mexico results in major state-side convictions 

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/eight-members-mexican-sex-trafficking-enterprise-plead-guilty-racketeering-sex-trafficking

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndga/pr/fourth-defendant-convicted-role-atlanta-based-mexican-sex-trafficking-ring

OPDAT supports major money laundering arrest in El Salvador

http://af.reuters.com/article/idAFKBN1770BK

http://www.lapagina.com.sv/nacionales/127005/2017/04/05/PNC-confirma-extincion-de-dominio-para-Gumarsal-Hotesa-y-Molinos-San-Juan-vinculadas-a-Jose-Adan-Salazar

OPDAT participates in AG Sessions' meeting with Northern Triangle counterparts and launches TCO dialogue.

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/us-attorney-general-jeff-sessions-meets-attorneys-general-el-salvador-guatemala-and-honduras

OPDAT sponsors anti-discrimination seminar in Bulgaria

http://imedia.bnt.bg/predavanyia/denyat-zapochva/silna-zayavka-na-balgarskata-pesen-za-evroviziya-2017-22-03-2017?640897

OPDAT and Interpol Deliver Financial Crimes Course in Indonesia

https://www.interpol.int/es/News-and-media/News/2017/N2017-027

OPDAT Supports Salvadoran Prosecutors

http://www.elsalvadortimes.com/articulo/politicos/especialistas-estadounidenses-asesoran-fiscales-salvadorenos-anticorrupcion/20170223174349017696.html

OPDAT Conducts Judicial Workshop for Mexican Judges

http://nssoaxaca.com/2017/02/28/pgr-oaxaca-realiza-conversatorio-con-el-poder-judicial-de-la-federacion-en-el-estado-de-oaxaca/

OPDAT Holds Litigation Strategy Workshop for Mexican Prosecutors

http://www.agenciaoaxacamx.com/imparte-embajada-de-eu-y-pgr-oaxaca-taller-de-destrezas-de-litigacion-oral/

Canal Judicial, Mexico

http://canaljudicial.mx/es/noticia/inauguran-curso-introductorio-sobre-el-sistema-acusatorio-desde-la-perspectiva

La Prensa, Mexico

https://www.la-prensa.com.mx/mexico/147549-universidad-de-guanajuato-y-embajada-de-eu-promueven-consolidacion-del-sistema-acusatorio-en-mexico

El Heraldo, Honduras

http://www.laprensa.hn/sucesos/1043013-410/bienes-de-los-cachiros-pasan-finalmente-al-estado

Pakistan Observer

http://pakobserver.net/former-cjp-jillani-urges-law-students-to-connect-people-to-empathize-and-reach-out/

The Amber Advocate - Winter 2016
Profile: Expanding Amber Alerts into Mexico (see pg. 10)

Updated August 23, 2017