Author(s): International Narcotics Contro
The Department of State’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) has been prepared in accor dance with section 489 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the "FA A," 22 U.S.C. § 2291). The 2015 INCSR, published in March 2015, covers the year January 1 to December 31, 2014 and is published in two volumes, the second of which covers mon ey laundering and financial crimes. In addition to addressing the reporting requirements of section 489 of the FAA (as well as sections 481(d)(2) and 484(c) of the FAA and section 804 of the Narcotics Control Trade Act of 1974, as amended), the INCSR prov ides the factual basis for the designations contained in the President’s report to Congress on the major drug - transit or major illicit drug producing countries initially set forth in section 591 of the Kenneth M. Ludden Foreign Operations, Export Financing , and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2002 (P.L. 107 - 115) (the "FOAA"), and now made permanent pursuant to section 706 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (P.L. 107 - 228) (the "FRAA").