Some Coke Brought to You Via an Octupus’ Garden
If you’ve noticed less cocaine making its way north by way of drug mules’ rear ends – and you probably haven’t – it may be because more of the Colombian white gold is traveling by submarine.
In September, a U.S. warship intercepted a 22-meter-long submersible in the Pacific waters off Costa Rica, seizing six tons of cocaine and arresting four Colombians.
Two years ago, the U.S. Coast Guard seized a 14-meter-long sub with three tons of cocaine near Isla del Coco, 365 miles off Costa Rica’s Pacific shores.
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