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WAR ON DRUG CONTINUES WITH HELP FROM THE DELEGATE

Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen, along with Puerto Rico Congressman Carlos Romero-Barcelo, recently submitted the Caribbean Drug Interdiction Enhancement Initiative to the House Appropriations' Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary.
The initiative would require federal law enforcement entities in the Caribbean to report to Congress what federal resources are needed to combat drug trafficking in the region.
"The Caribbean continues to be the primary transshipment point for the cocaine entering the United States," Christensen said. "Greater federal resources are needed to combat the continuing threat. We are convinced that a significant increase in the allocation of federal resources to the Caribbean will change the tide in the Caribbean drug war."

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Delegate Donna Christian-Christensen, along with Puerto Rico Congressman Carlos Romero-Barcelo, recently submitted the Caribbean Drug Interdiction Enhancement Initiative to the House Appropriations' Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State and Judiciary.
The initiative would require federal law enforcement entities in the Caribbean to report to Congress what federal resources are needed to combat drug trafficking in the region.
"The Caribbean continues to be the primary transshipment point for the cocaine entering the United States," Christensen said. "Greater federal resources are needed to combat the continuing threat. We are convinced that a significant increase in the allocation of federal resources to the Caribbean will change the tide in the Caribbean drug war."