US drug enforcement authorities made a major ganja seizure aboard a Guyana flagged cargo ship in the Caribbean Sea on Monday.
US Coast Guard Captain Robert Warren said the vessel was intercepted some 200 miles southwest of southern Puerto Rico.
A boarding team found 3591 pounds of ganja hidden on the cargo vessel, valued at $3.5 million.
Five Guyanese crew members have been detained for prosecution.
The media in Guyana media say the ship was registered to a local businessman and apparently carried rice between Guyana and Jamaica.