Colombian Navy Takes Part in Another Big Cocaine Bust

November 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the development of a coordinated operation, carried out between Units of the Colombian Navy and the Attorney General’s Office through the Specialized Directorate against Drug Trafficking of the Delegate Against Criminal Organizations with the support of the Anti-Narcotics Police, a Offensive action against drug trafficking organizations that commit crimes in the Colombian Caribbean,…

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Colombian Navy Huey Crashes in Training Flight

November 4, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Colombian Navy is allowed to report that, today November 4, at approximately 05:30 in the afternoon, during the development of a military training, the helicopter with registration ARC 223 type UH-1N, belonging to the Naval Institution, suffered an operational safety event that ends in a lateral overturning of the aircraft over the safety…

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Colombian Navy Rescues Eight on High Seas

November 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – The vessel in which they were transported presented failures as a result of adverse meteorological conditions. In operations to control the sea, the Colombian Navy, through Coast Guard units attached to the Specific Command of San Andrés and Providencia, rescued eight fishermen aboard a Colombian motor ship named “Sishell”, which presented failures in its…

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Colombian Navy Cocaine Bust in Caribbean

October 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – The successful result was due to the operational effort of the Colombian Navy and the timely reaction of units of the National Aeronaval Service of Panama. In a combined multinational operation between Colombian and Panamanian authorities, 1,484 kilograms of cocaine hydrochloride were seized, which were transported by two Colombians and two Panamanians aboard a…

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Colombian Navy Releases Sea turtles in the San Bernardo Archipelago

October 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – In compliance with biosecurity protocols, the Coveñas Coast Guard Station of the Colombian Navy actively participated in the development of the “Seventh Sea Turtle Release Day”, held on Isla Múcura, belonging to the Los Corales del Rosario National Natural Park and San Bernardo. During the activity organized by National Parks of Colombia, the Sueños…

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ARC Gloria on Cadet Training Cruise to the Colombian Pacific

September 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the ARC “Gloria” training ship is the only training ship in Latin America that has sailed throughout the year. Today, the waters of the dock of the ARC “Bolívar” Naval Base was the natural setting that adorned the departure of the ARC Gloria School ship from Cartagena to a new…

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Another Cocaine Bust for Colombian Navy and National Police

August 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – In a search and control operation, the Colombian Navy, in coordination with the National Police, seized a ton of cocaine hydrochloride during an inspection at a port dock in Santa Marta. According to information from Naval Intelligence and in coordination with the National Anti-Narcotics Police, an inspection was carried out on a container belonging…

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Colombia Interdicts Another Major Cocaine Shipment

June 17, 2020 (Google Translation) – About a ton of cocaine apparently belonging to the Residual Organized Armed Group “Structure 30”, was seized by Colombian Navy Units in the Pacific, at the time when three subjects were trying to move it aboard a boat. The forceful operations of control, security and maritime interdiction, added to the naval intelligence information, allowed…

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