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    Guatemala Transnational Issues 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international: Guatemala periodically asserts claims to territory in southern Belize; to deter cross-border squatting, both states in 2000 agreed to a "line of adjacency" based on the de facto boundary, which is not recognized by Guatemala

      Illicit drugs: transit country for cocaine and heroin; minor producer of illicit opium poppy and cannabis for the international drug trade; proximity to Mexico makes Guatemala a major staging area for drugs (cocaine and heroin shipments); money laundering is probably increasing

      NOTE: The information regarding Guatemala on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guatemala Transnational Issues 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guatemala Transnational Issues 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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