FATF President Giancarlo Del BufaloFATF President Giancarlo Del Bufalo at the November 2011, CFATF Ministerial Meeting in Isla Margarita, Venezuela.

"I have taken note with great interest of the CFATF ICRG process which I sincerely support. I feel that addressing risks is in the interests of both FATF and CFATF countries and we need your regional expertise to identify and address such risks."

"I also support the CFATF ICRG mandate to assist countries to ensure that they address their shortcomings before the FATF Regional Review Group reviews the situation."

FATF President Mr. Bjorn S Aamo

FATF President Mr. Bjorn S Aamo, at the Opening Ceremony of CFATF Plenary Meeting XXXVI in the Virgin Islands during November 2012 on the successful CFATF process of reflection, introspection and reform.

President Aamo welcomed the “impressive progress made to date” and “congratulated the CFATF with this result” which benefits all members of the global network of the FATF and FSRBs but which will benefit CFATF Members the most”. He noted that “where good AML/CFT systems exist, the Caribbean region should continue to market this to the outside world

Where good AML/CFT  systems exist, the Caribbean Region should continue to market this to the outside world

FATF President Vladimir Nechaev

At this meeting, I am able to state without a doubt that CFATF should now be perceived as one of the best in its class

This was the accolade bestowed upon the CFATF by FATF President Vladimir Nechaev at the Opening Ceremony of the CFATF Thirty Eight Plenary Meeting which was held in Freeport, The Bahamas on Wednesday 20th November 2013.