As a matter of policy, neither the Government of Aruba nor the GONA encourage or facilitate illicit drug production, nor is involved in laundering the proceeds of the sale of illicit drugs.
While continued expansion of the intelligence sharing with GOA and GONA officials has provided mutual benefits, because U.
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Another respondent spoke about the positive effects of simply being in an environment where drugs and alcohol are not present: "It's probably because, like at GONA you get to learn about how it feels to not do that, to not do the drugs and alcohol but to just sit back and just get to really know yourself.
It was hypothesized that, as a result of the GONA intervention, youth participants would increase their knowledge of HIV/AIDs and hepatitis risks and transmission, perceive alcohol and other drugs as more harmful, increase their sexual self efficacy, increase their sense of ethnic identity, and decrease risky sexual behavior.
Increased knowledge scores may indicate that the GONA was successful in remedying misconceptions and lack of knowledge among the youth in a way that lasted over the four to six month follow-up period.
The GONA demonstrated its commitment to the counternarcotics effort by continued support for a U.
The USG is expanding intelligence sharing with GOA and GONA officials as they realize the mutual benefits that result from such sharing.
In recent years, the GONA has taken steps to strengthen its anti-money laundering regime by expanding suspicious activity reporting requirements to nonfinancial sectors; introducing indicators for the reporting of unusual transactions for the gaming industry; issuing guidelines to the banking sector on detecting and deterring money laundering; and modifying existing money laundering legislation that penalizes currency and securities transactions by including the use of valuable goods.
The GONA is currently amending its legislation to add new reporting entities, including lawyers, accountants, notaries, jewelers and real estate agents.
Appreciation of the importance of intelligence to effective law enforcement has grown in the Dutch Caribbean and the USG has expanded intelligence sharing with GOA and GONA