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DrDebug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-19-06 07:59 PM
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38. Guantanamo Bay, Rum Cay and CIA Rendition Flights
Edited on Mon Jun-19-06 08:00 PM by DrDebug
Willy Hilliard's N35NK airplane was used for flights to Rum Cay, 375 miles to southeast of Fort Lauderdale in the remote southeastern Bahamas and once served as a refuge for pirates, was a center of gun-running during the American Civil War and grew to full prominence during Prohibition as a port used for boot-legging. (2)

Coincidently after Hilliard started flying to that remote location, there were strange new headlines in the newspaper like:
Bahamian and U.S. drug-enforcement officials confiscated $50 million in cocaine that was being smuggled aboard an unlicensed catamaran in Bahamian waters, officials said. Acting on police intelligence, authorities seized the 2,190 pounds of the drug aboard an unnamed 44-foot catamaran less than two miles off Rum Cay. (2)

N35NK in Santa Maria, PT (Feb 17, 2005)
airport used for rendition (4)
In April 2004 the plane made a flight to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and numerous flight to numerous small islands before being sold in June 2004 to Aircraft Guaranty Corporation for the infamous CIA rendition flights.

Despite operating for the CIA now, the plane still regularly flew to known drugs transfer points like Venice, Florida, Bahamas Treasure Cay, Bahamas San Salvador, Bahamas Marsh Harbour, Netherlands Antilles St. Maarten, Toluca, Mexico (3), Antigua and Barbuda Antigua, Bermuda etc. (1)

I hope that they clean the drugs out of the planes during those rendition flights...

1. (June 10, 2006)
3. You know, the destination of the 5.5 tons cocaine flight.
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