Ecuador: 350 kilometers of Manabi coastline difficult to monitor for narco trafficking

Posted on September 16, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity reported that…people in this area prefer not to talk about it. Review, say some fishermen might engage, even after Colonel Paul Aguirre, Chief of Police of Manta, in those days, said an international criminal organization could be operating in San Mateo.

Colonel Ramiro Mantilla, head of zone 4 of the National Police, recognizes that it is difficult to control the 350-kilometer coastline of the province of Manabi. “It makes it difficult to have complete control on the coast, is too much the”.

Therefore, the strategy ensures that the intelligence is applied what he says, he has identified some criminal organizations.

The officer said that another way to address the lack of control is through citizenship. “We are working on early warning and using the public for that, you are telling us (and) in many cases has been instrumental …” Read Article

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