UNITED STATES-CRIME- US Coast Guard bust drug smuggling operation in Caribbean.


Members of the United States Coast Guard stationed in Cape Canaveral, Florida, returned to port Wednesday after busting drug smuggling operations off the coast of Costa Rica worth more than US$118 million.The drug bust, led by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant, occurred earlier this month during a 40-day tour of the western Caribbean Sea that included joint anti-narcotics operations with the Honduran and Colombian militaries.According to coast guard officials, while patrolling the Colombian basin, members of the Vigilant's...

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