In March, the U.S. Coast Guard, acting on intelligence provided by the DEA, seized over 17.4 metric tons of cocaine—denying Mexican drug lords $300 million in drug revenue. This was the largest-ever worldwide maritime seizure of recovered cocaine.

March 21, 2007 -- The U.S. Coast Guard, acting on intelligence provided by the DEA, seized over 17.4 metric tons of cocaine—denying Mexican drug lords $300 million in drug revenue. This was the largest-ever worldwide maritime seizure of recovered cocaine.