HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. departments of State and Homeland Security will host an international symposium on transnational crime starting on Tuesday in Honolulu. The three-day conference is closed to the public and media.
Participants will include representatives from several Pacific Rim countries.
International groups will also attend, such as Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Organization of American States, the Asia Pacific Group on Money-Laundering, Interpol and the United Nations
Office on Drugs and Crime.
The meeting will discuss cross-border criminal activity, including firearms, narcotics, human smuggling and trafficking, money laundering and corruption.