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After it was spotted off of Colombia's Pacific coast by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Colombian crew sank this blue fiberglass semi-submersible.

The U.S. guards the border. The Mexican army patrols the streets. Yet the cartels keep coming up with new ways to get their drugs into the United States, including submarines, tanks and catapults. Read more» 1

Mexican authorities put the catapult through its paces.

Drug smugglers trying to get drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border are getting old-school: they're trying a catapult. National Guard troops operating a remote video surveillance system near Naco observed a catapult being set up south of the border last Friday evening. (with video) Read more» 4