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1 Nov
Prosecutors labeled it "the largest haul discovered so far this year" as Rotterdam becomes a favorite European entry point for cocaine. Europol said the Netherlands and Belgium are becoming hubs for cocaine trafficking.
19 Oct
Portuguese authorities seize a 5.2-tonne haul of cocaine from a Spanish-registered sailing ship, arresting two Spanish citizens and a Peruvian. of on the docks
11 Oct
Ecuadorian police have seized 2.5 tons of cocaine in two separate operations. A ton of was bound for Europe. They have also arrested five suspects.
4 Oct
Members of the Technical Agency for Criminal Investigation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, set fire to 3.313 kilos of cocaine seized from cartels throughout 2021 in operations across the country.
1 Sep
It's reportedly the biggest ever drug bust in the small Balkan country. Montenegro has stepped up its fight against organised crime in recent years as it aspires to join the EU.
26 Aug
The Colombian Navy has intercepted 1.2 tonnes of cocaine bound to Central America on a Go-Fast boat in the Pacific Ocean on Narino Province.
5 Jul
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, have arrested a Nigerian woman based in Brazil, Mrs. Anita Ugochinyere Ogbonna, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with 100 pellets of cocaine concealed in her private part and handbag.
3 Jul
The Netherlands has become a major gateway for drugs into Europe, mainly through the major international port city of Rotterdam.
23 Jun
Law enforcement officer, 6 others arrested for dealing in cocaine, as NDLEA uncovers heroin in Pakistan-returnee’s body at Lagos airport
8 Jun
NDLEA have arrested seven drug traffickers who tried to either import into Nigeria or export to the United Kingdom and Italy.
24 May
NDLEA intercepts N8billion cocaine, arrests Brazilian based drug kingpin at Lagos airport, and seizes $24,500 offered as a bribe to compromise an investigation.
25 Mar
Nigeria Customs service hands over casefile of vessel carrying cocaine to NDLEA

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