KEY ELEMENT: When sea interdictions stepped up, traffickers started using planes to get cocaine to Africa. Most flights appear to take off from Venezuela, which shares a border with Colombia.
"All of the aircraft seizures that have been made in West Africa, and we've made about a half a dozen of them, had departed from Venezuela. If you look at the range and refueling requirements, that's the place you have to fly from," he said...
Venezuela's fiery left-wing President Hugo Chavez says the United States and Colombia are using anti-drug operations as a cover for a planned invasion of his oil-rich country. Washington and Bogota dismiss the allegation.
posted on 01/05/2010 7:31:18 AM PST
by La Lydia
To: La Lydia
Chavez says the United States and Colombia are using anti-drug operations as a cover for a planned invasion of his oil-rich country.
If you can't supply your capital electricity you better try and change the subject.
posted on 01/05/2010 8:41:04 AM PST
by Recon Dad
( USMC SSgt Patrick O - 3rd Afghanistan Deployment - Day 76)
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