Dominican, Colombian officials discuss trafficking
The heads of the anti-drug agencies in the Dominican Republic and Colombia met in Bogot' Monday in the latest effort to stem what they described as 'uses of the Caribbean as a bridge to take drugs to other destinations,' according to a report in Dominican Today.
Major General Rafael Radham's Ram'rez Ferreira of the Dominican Republic and General Jorge Alirio Bar'n Leguizam'n of Colombia met to discuss the anti-drug efforts that will be the focus of a March 16 international summit in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. That event will feature heads of state from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and will address transportation and customs practices throughout the region.
'We agreed to increase cooperation levels, because we cannot confront this worldwide situation without working together on ways of fighting this permanent threat to our countries,' Ram'rez Ferreira said after the meeting.