A semi-submersible seized by the Guatemalan authorities. Five tons of cocaine were seized from the vessel.
Pulling Over the Submarine
Guatemala forces interdict semi-submersible in 2009.
Drug War Allies
Guatemalan special forces train with US Navy Seals.
296 Kilos of cocaine seized in September 2010.
Fight from the Skies
Hewey helicopter given to Guatemala forces by the U.S. State Department.
I Spy...a Drug Lords House
Photographer Kieth Railey grabs shots of alleged Guatemalan drug kingpin Juan Ortiz Chamalé's compound near the Guatemala and Mexico border.
Alleged Guatemalan drug kingpin Juan Ortiz Chamalé's compound near the Guatemala and Mexico border.
The US government is working in conjunction with Guatemalan military and law enforcement to secure Guatemala's border with Mexico, a key transit point for drug cartels.