Italy makes biggest cocaine bust in 25 years
03 February 2019 | 9:21 am
This week Italian authorities intercepted a whopping €650 million ($725 million) in international cocaine shipments. The cocaine was seized in Italian ports on shipments from Latin America to Spain.
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Authorities in Hamburg have found over €300 million worth of cocaine in a cargo ship container. Officials warn the global drug trade continues to thrive despite temporary border closures during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dutch officials have said the cocaine lab was equipped to produce hundreds of kilograms of cocaine per day. Colombian and Dutch citizens, as well as a Turkish national, have been arrested.
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NDLEA nabs businessman, one other with over 3kg cocaine at Lagos, Abuja Airports
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NDLEA seizes 40 parcels of cocaine at Lagos Tincan Port
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Honduran authorities incinerate 1,426 kilos of cocaine seized from cartel members, at a time when Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and armed forces officials are being investigated in the United States for drug trafficking.
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"Never before has so much cocaine been intercepted at once," said Dutch police, speaking about the mega-shipment worth billions of euros.
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The Honduran president has been accused of taking bribes from a major drug trafficker. This is not the first time he has been accused of working with traffickers.
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Nigeria Customs service hands over casefile of vessel carrying cocaine to NDLEA
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