Colombian Navy Combats Illegal Mining in the Putumayo River

March 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – Units of the Colombian Navy, belonging to the Southern Naval Force, seized a large-capacity artisan dredge to extract minerals in waters of the Putumayo River, in the department of Amazonas. The operation was carried out thanks to the combat intelligence collected by the Units of the Naval Institution that are present in the Colombian…

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Colombian Navy Has Seized 30 Tons of Narcotics so far in 2020

March 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Maritime operations developed by Colombian Navy Units in conjunction with the Colombian Air Force, allowed the capture of two subjects and the seizure of about half a ton of cocaine, in Tumaco – Nariño. With this result, the Pacific Naval Force reaches 30 tons of narcotics seized during the course of the year, in…

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ARC Gloria Embarks Marine Corps Students for First Time

February 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – ARC “Gloria”, the flagship of the Colombian Navy, set sail from the main dock of the ARC Naval Base “Bolívar”, with the first contingent of future Marine Corps. Accompanied by civil and military authorities in the region, the departure ceremony that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the first cruise around the world, was chaired…

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