Millions of Dollars of Marijuana Destroyed

vlcsnap-2014-04-08-21h08m41s206vlcsnap-2014-04-08-21h08m55s174The United States department of defense is reporting that a marijuana eradication operation in Belize, from March 15-20,  was extremely successful.

It was a joint military operation involving Belize Defence Force soldiers and Belize police where the Belizean government destroyed 34 marijuana fields at an estimated value of  US$29 millions.

In addition, the team also found and destroyed 25 pounds of marijuana seeds. The US Joint Task Force-Bravo provided aviation support, on-call casualty evacuation and caving ladder training for 52 Belizean personnel who participated in the operation. There are plans for future joint drug interdiction operations between the two countries.

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