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.
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.