U.S. Customs stations attaches in Mexico, Canada
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has opened attache offices at U.S. embassies in Ottawa, Canada, and Mexico City to liaison with host government officials on issues affecting the border and to provide technical assistance and support for joint efforts to increase security and facilitate trade.
John Considine, previously director of the cargo verification division in the Office of Field Operations, is already on duty as the first CBP attache in Ottawa. He spoke in his new capacity Oct. 19 at the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers conference in Huntsville, Ontario.
Renee Harris is the first attache in Mexico City.
CBP has an attach' in Brussels, Belgium, to represent the agency at the World Customs Organization and the European Union.