Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Plans for coastal radar in Windward Islands on hold

The Coast Guard of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba has shelved plans to construct coastal radar on the Windward Islands pending further analysis. The reasons are mainly financial. according to the Philipsburg, St. Maarten Daily Herald.

The paper states that previously installed radars have enabled the coast guard to intercept 2,400 kilos of narcotics, incluing 2,072 kilos of cocaine.

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