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    Guatemala Transnational Issues - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/guatemala/guatemala_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Guatemalan squatters continue to settle in Belize border region; OAS brokered Differendum in 2002 creating small adjustment to land boundary, large Guatemalan maritime corridor in Caribbean, joint ecological park for disputed Sapodilla Cays, and substantial US-UK financial package, but agreement was not brought to popular referendum leaving Guatemala to continue to claim the southern half of Belize intact; numbers of Guatemalans enter Mexico seeking work or transit to the US

      Illicit drugs:
      major transit country for cocaine and heroin; minor producer of illicit opium poppy and cannabis for mostly domestic consumption; proximity to Mexico makes Guatemala a major staging area for drugs (particularly for cocaine); money laundering is a serious problem; corruption is a major problem; remains on Financial Action Task Force Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories List for continued failure to address deficiencies in money-laundering control regime


      NOTE: The information regarding Guatemala on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guatemala Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guatemala Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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