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Panama and the United States will form joint commission to fight money-laundering

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Panama and the United States agreed to form a bilateral commission to fight drug trafficking and money laundering in the Central American country.

The commission will have a $36 million support fund.

Panama's foreign minister, Roberto Henríquez, reported that the agreement was reached in a meeting with US officials from the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Original source (in Spanish): Efe