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Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Provision of Vital Anti-Narcotics Assistance to Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Jamaica and Belize

August 19, 1990

Presidential Determination No. 90-33

Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 506(a)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended ("the Act"), 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(2), I hereby determine that it is in the national interest of the United States to draw down defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training, for the purpose of the provision of counter-narcotics assistance to Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Jamaica and Belize.

Therefore, I hereby authorize the furnishing of up to $53.3 million of defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training for the purposes and under the authorities of Chapter 8 of Part I of the Act.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress immediately and to arrange for its publication in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, August 19, 1990.

George Bush, Memorandum on Determination To Authorize the Provision of Vital Anti-Narcotics Assistance to Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Jamaica and Belize Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323814

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