Colombia buys hovercrafts to tackle drug trafficking




Colombian armed forces are hoping the first deliveries of their new Griffon 2000 hovercrafts will be a "game-changer" in the fight against organised crime and drug traffickers in the rivers of Putumayo province. On the Colombia-Peru border, and within a few miles of Ecuador, the FARC rebel group has become "the biggest cartel in Colombia," according to a report by the BBC’s Frank Gardner. The group generates around $500,000 million annually to fund its terrorist insurgency against th...
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