Chile sees water scarcity as security risk

On Feb. 11, Canadian border agents seized 220 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Halifax. The drugs were amongst a shipment of household building materials from Chile.

Carl Meyer, Embassy
Naval Capt. Mauricio Velasquez Reyes, Chile’s new defence attaché in Ottawa, worked his way up the chain of command from midshipman in 1985 to captain in 2009 before being sent to Ottawa.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2010 12:00 am EST

On Feb. 11, Canadian border agents seized 220 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Halifax. The drugs were amongst a shipment of household building materials from Chile.

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