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Colombian Coast Guard intl course to combat drug trafficking at sea, U.S. Homeland and 13 countries attended.

U.S. Coast Guard seized a semi submarine used in drug trafficking at sea.

Recently , the Colombian Coast Guard opened a course to 20 naval officers from 13 countries across the Americas, including U.S. Homeland Security.  The United States Coast Guard USCG sends two fluent Spanish-speaking junior officers to the course each year. The objective of the course was to enable joint strategies for combating the increasing threat of drug trafficking at sea, and transmit the colombian experience to other countries in the western hemisphere.

The course took place at the Colombian Naval Base in Cartagena de Indias and its International Maritime Interdiction Course Center.

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