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These and -- Guatemalan navy special forces were trained by US Navy SEALs to intercept drug traffickers before they offload tons of cocaine onto the shores of Guatemala.
In the past five years as air routes become more difficult the cocaine cartels have employed a new form of transportation.
Mini submarines or semi submersible as fabricated in the jungles of Colombia and almost impossible to detect from the air.
Two years ago in March the US Coast Guard captured this vessel.
Miles west of the Galapagos Islands coming from Columbia filled with cocaine.
The -- of the submersible can hold four passengers.
And travel 4000 miles without refueling.
This Guatemalan officer says the crew members described -- him their harrowing journey inside the diesel filled hole when they emerged they were scared.
The problem extends from Guatemala stores right up to the Mexican border on board -- UH two helicopter donated by the State Department.
These Guatemalan pilots detour to show us the ranch -- -- -- of the local drug kingpin.
Or -- -- -- a supplier for Mexico's Zeta cartel.
We are tired full organized crime using Guatemala.
Metric tons of cocaine pass through each year.
Not all the smuggler scary drugs but they easily pass on foot using zip lines and homemade rafts.
The border here between Guatemala and Mexico is so porous it only takes two minutes someone of these -- You go from Guatemala into Mexico there -- some who argue that America's border problems.
Don't end -- El Paso and Brownsville they really start down in Colombia and here in Guatemala.
The cartels control nearly all of the border Aaron is this a little -- -- here right now so we we have to be careful.
Yet there are no police -- one of Guatemala's main border crossings and the head of customs admits his forces don't look for drugs you -- saying that it's not your responsibility to look for drugs.
It's neck cracked the -- them.
The that's where these US trained Guatemalan forces need to come in.
To block a seventeen billion dollar drug trade with more than all the Latin American defense budgets combined.
In Guatemala Jennifer Griffin Fox News.
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