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Cocaine valuing US$23m seized in Caribbean waters

Published:Wednesday | October 23, 2013 | 3:10 PM

The United States Coast Guard said crew members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous yesterday offloaded cocaine valued at about US$23 million after returning from a 40-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea.



The Coast Guard said 700 kilogrammes of cocaine were seized in support of Operation Caribbean Guard.



Operation Caribbean Guard is a US Department of Homeland Security multi-agency law enforcement operation to support ongoing efforts under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group.



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