Bolivia to insitute new air space rules to combat crime

Posted on August 27, 2012 • Filed under: Bolivia, Crime, Police/Military Activity

The defense ministry is about to conclude two rules that will consolidate the sovereignty of the State in Bolivian airspace control. The first refers to an “Integrated Air Defense System” and the second is the Law on Illegal Interception of Aircraft. With these two rules the government intends to address the “new threats” of society, such as organ trafficking, smuggling, arms trafficking, illegal migration, drug trafficking and other crimes using borders. In July, the air forces of Bolivia and Brazil held at the common border exercises for detection and identification of illicit flights, most linked to drug trafficking. Read Article

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