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Guatemala intercepts submersible with a ton of cocaine

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The Guatemalan authorities have a submarine trapped in the Pacific Ocean. The cargo consisted of nearly a ton of cocaine, with an estimated retail price of 13.5 million dollars, or more than 11.1 million euros.

Reports that the public ministry. Three Colombians who were aboard were arrested. The cargo was allegedly from 967 packages of a kilo of cocaine.

The Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales made upon assuming office in January 2016 of the detection of illegal drugs as a priority. Last year there was a record number of 13.659 kilos of cocaine seized, in 2016, it was 12.818 pounds.

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