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Montevideo, March 5th 2024 - 05:15 UTC

Tag: Argentina Coast Guard

  • Saturday, February 10th 2024 - 10:24 UTC

    Argentina's Coast Guard allowed to use long-range weaponry

    “We have worked on this protocol so that the Coast Guard can protect its people, the borders, the citizens and be in better or equal conditions than the criminals”, said Bullrich

    Argentina's Security Ministry issued a new resolution published Friday in the Official Gazette whereby Coast Guard (PNA) units are allowed to use “all types of firearms” to stop being in a “disadvantageous situation in the patrolling of rivers,” as a first step for the re-establishment of the general regulations that will soon apply to all members of the federal security forces.

  • Thursday, February 6th 2020 - 08:45 UTC

    Two Celebrity Eclipse passengers air rescued by the Argentina Coast Guard

    Video footage showed a specialized team land on the ship in a helicopter after a doctor from the Coast Guard ordered the urgent evacuation of the two Americans

    Two American passengers on board the cruise vessel Celebrity Eclipse and vomiting blood were rescued in the high seas, some 210 kilometers from the seaside resort of Mar del Plata, by an Argentine Coast Guard helicopter on Tuesday.