US Coast Guard wants Caribbean unity in drug war.
In addressing maritime security, no one government has all the answers, said Michael Brown, representative of the United States Coast Guard. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of sub-regional workshop on maritime security, risk assessment and management at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Port-of-Spain, yesterday.
National Security Minister Jack Warner, who was supposed to deliver the feature address, did not show as he opted to visit families in Felicity who were affected by flooding on Monday. The two-day workshop brought together 12 regional countries and was held in collaboration with the US Coast Guard and the Canadian Government.
Among the topics to be discussed are:
• Vessel risk assessment and management techniques;
• Port security risk assessment tool; and
• Risk assessment and management techniques