ICE and CBP return 67 artifacts to the Dominican Republic

22 Aug 2011 10:44 AM | Anonymous

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August 18, 2011 Santo Domingo, OtherICE and CBP return 67 artifacts to the Dominican Republic

      PreviousNextSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic undefined A collection of 67 artifacts illegally imported into the United States were returned to the Dominican Republic during a joint repatriation ceremony in Santo Domingo. The repatriation of these artifacts is the result of a series of seizures and several investigations conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

ICE HSI Assistant Director for International Affairs Luis Alvarez, Dominican Republic Minister of Culture Jose Rafael Lantigua and U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Raul H. Yzaguirre participated in the repatriation.

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