“The cocaine trade is booming, and smugglers have their eyes on a new market” –Business Insider

Business Insider reports on the growing market for illegal drugs in Europe that is being supplied by Latin American Cartels.

For the US Coast Guard, this may mean that:

  1. There will be more drug trafficing in the Caribbean, particularly the SE Caribbean.
  2. That we may be seeing more European assets joining the drug interdiction effort.
  3. More drugs will be shipped on container ships.

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