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Colombia: Cocaine seized in banana shipment bound for Antwerp

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 13, 2020
Anti-drug officials in Santa Maria, Colombia, have seized 1,100 kilograms of cocaine bound for Antwerp. According to UN Container Control Program coordinator Bob Van den Berghe, the drugs were packed in cases of bananas.
In 2020, port control units with the support of the UN program have already seized some 54 tonnes of cocaine in the countries and ports of origin.

Topics: Colombia

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