HAVANA, Dec. 10th It was 22 minutes to midnight when the Cuban coast guard cutter closed in on a speed boat racing through the dark waters off the coast.
The men on the speed boat began tossing packet after packet of drugs over the side.
‘A jumping-off point’
In 2017, in the final days of the Obama presidency, the US and Cuba signed a law enforcement agreement that for the first time created a legal framework for the two neighbouring countries to work together on issues like drug smuggling, human trafficking and counter-terrorism.
Drug trafficking’s a long game
The road to rapprochement