U.S.-Mexico Border Health Issues

U.S. and Mexican officials spoke about various problems that are unique to the U.S.-Mexico border region. Among the issues addressed… read more

U.S. and Mexican officials spoke about various problems that are unique to the U.S.-Mexico border region. Among the issues addressed at the day-long conference were drug-related violence in Mexico, cross-border trade and commerce, and immigration reform and labor mobility. 

Following introductory remarks panelists talked about the Mérida Initiative; a security cooperation agreement between the United States, the government of Mexico and the countries of Central America, with the aim of combating the threats of drug trafficking, transnational crime and money laundering. The assistance includes training, equipment and intelligence. Panelists also answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Bersin, Alan Special Representative Department of Homeland Security->Border Security
  • Chrisos, John Vice President American Science and Engineering
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U.S.-Mexico Border Health Issues

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Program ID:
292594-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 9, 2010

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  • Mar 18, 2010 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2010 | 2:39am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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