A cornerstone for a new station for the Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas is being placed today in Flamingo with a ceremony that includes representatives of the U.S. Embassy.
The coast guard is an agency under the Ministerio de Gobernación, Policía y Seguridad Pública, and Mario Zamora, the minister, is scheduled to attend.
Also expected to attend are Anne S. Andrew, the U.S. ambassador, and Rear Admiral Charles D. Michel, director. Joint Interagency Task Force South. The U.S. Coast Guard officer also is a lawyer.