Representatives of the U.S. Embassy’s
Regional Security Office as well as officials from the Department
of Homeland Security participated in an airport security
measures training workshop held at Montevideo's Carrasco
Airport on September 28, 2005. Airport personnel and members
of the various Uruguayan government agencies tasked with
keeping the traveling public safe were in attendance, including
representatives of the various airlines as well as the concessions
that operate at the airport.
The training was a cooperative effort aimed
at recognizing and responding to potential threats early.
This is part of an ongoing effort at exchanging ideas and
developing coordination to protect all citizens and visitors
to Uruguay from the dangers posed by terrorism.
U.S. Federal Agent Jeremy Yamin (DSS) discusses airport security measures with airport personnel
and members of various
Uruguayan government agencies during a training session at Montevideo's Carrasco Airport, September 28, 2005.