• The Coast Guard's 'push-out-the-border strategy' is fighting drugs in the Pacific - and it just brought home $500 million in cocaine

    26 days ago - By Chron

    US Coast Guard
    The Coast Guard offloaded nearly 38,000 pounds of cocaine on Thursday - a haul worth $500 million.
    The past three years have seen some of the service's highest levels of seizures on record.
    The Coast Guard and its partners are trying to catch traffickers on the high seas, where the cargoes are larger and more vulnerable.
    FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida - While scouring the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean over the past several months, the crew of the US Coast Guard cutter James seized 19,000 pounds of cocaine.
    The James's haul was about half of the 38,00o pounds of cocaine its...
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  • The Coast Guard's 'push-out-the-border strategy' is fighting drugs in the Pacific - and it just brought home $500 million in cocaine

    The Coast Guard's 'push-out-the-border strategy' is fighting drugs in the Pacific - and it just brought home $500 million in cocaine

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Coast Guard offloaded nearly 38,000 pounds of cocaine on Thursday - a haul worth $500 million.
    The past three years have seen some of the service's highest levels of seizures on record.
    The Coast Guard and its partners are trying to catch traffickers on the high seas, where the cargoes are larger and more vulnerable.
    FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida - While scouring the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean over the past several months, the crew of the US Coast Guard cutter James seized 19,000 pounds of cocaine.
    The James's haul was about half of the 38,00o pounds of cocaine its crew offloaded on...
    Read more ...