Pursuant to section 451 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (the “Act”), section 1-100 of Executive Order 12163, as amended, and Delegation of Authority 245-1, I hereby authorize, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the use of up to $20,000,000 in FY 2008 funds appropriated for counternarcotics activities in the Andean region of South America under chapter 8 of part I of the Act, in order to provide assistance authorized by part I of the Act for the countries of Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.
This Determination shall be reported to the Congress promptly and published in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: July 15, 2009.
Jacob L. Lew,
Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-18224 Filed 7-29-09; 8:45 am]
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