Does anyone believe that law enforcement (on either side of the border) was created and is prepared toface such a threat from a superior force of former military experts and their weaponry and war-liketactics? We know that these DTO
s must also escort massive amounts of currency from the U.S. and tothe final stops of delivery of the wealth. Too, we are aware of weapons from the U.S. also going southwith the enforcers. However, the arms being confiscated are a myriad of models and caliber andassociated ordnance. Where in Central and South America do these weapons come from? Could apossible clue be the same place the ELN and FARC guerillas get theirs?In Central America they are being inundated with Venezuelan "flag" aircraft laden with drugs(especially in Honduras); and probably flying currency back out. Recently, at a Mexican airport,Mexican officials found inside cargo of furniture, US $ 1M; bound for Venezuela.Recently Honduran authorities intercepteda shipment of over 5,000 cartridges of ammunition forshotguns and handguns inside a shipping container from Miami. The contraband was hidden insideshoes and televisions.Police in Nicaragua recently seized more than two tons of cocaine in a port in
Nicaragua’s Pacific coast.
The boat was flying a Cyprus flag. Twenty-two suspects of different nationalities were apprehended. InPanama authorities located a large amount of weapons in a home in the community of El Frances.Weapons found included
47’s, hand grenades, mortar shells, TNT, submachine guns, rifle scopes,
RPG-7 propulsion mechanisms and ammunition.
And in a not so surprising action, t
he director of Spain’s National
Police force traveled to Venezuela onMarch 14
of this year
to investigate collaboration between ETA and the FARC.
Also in March a