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2006-04-19 17:09:03

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has detained police at a small coastal airport for possible involvement with a huge cocaine haul found stuffed into an empty passenger airliner, the attorney general's office said on Wednesday.

2006-04-17 19:24:47

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - The United States will give three additional planes to Colombia this year to help its fleet of 21 aircraft already spraying defoliants on plants used to make cocaine, a top U.S. official said on Monday.

2006-03-30 22:44:25

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two men suspected of helping smuggle cocaine to New York from Mexico inside statues of the Virgin Mary were arrested on Thursday, U.S. authorities said.

2006-03-30 08:15:48

By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - More than a dozen gunmen attacked a gas station in Guyana late last month, fired on passing cars, torched a house and machine-gunned the occupants of another. Eight people died in the rampage.

2005-11-17 17:07:22

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Cocaine is becoming more expensive on U.S. streets in a sign that a $3 billion aid program to Colombia is finally bringing results and reducing illegal drug imports, the White House drugs czar said on Thursday. The price of cocaine on U.S.

2005-10-27 18:35:31

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - About 80 right-wing paramilitaries and Marxist rebels died in battle over lucrative cocaine-producing land in western Colombia, a local official said on Thursday, a day after the morning to night gunfight.

2005-10-21 16:13:00

COAST GUARD ISLAND, California (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday it intercepted a record 150 tons of cocaine at sea during the past year, preventing an estimated $9.6 billion of the illegal drug from entering the United States.

2005-10-13 09:11:21

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish police have seized 3.5 tonnes of cocaine in a fishing boat bound for Spain from Venezuela after tip-offs from U.S. authorities, a government statement said on Thursday.

2005-10-11 11:25:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - Police from the United States, Spain and Canada said on Tuesday they had dismantled an international drug-smuggling ring and arrested Canada's top drug kingpin in Spain over a shipment of one ton of cocaine. The U.S.

2005-09-19 16:02:25

Researchers believe there could be 46,000 crack cocaine users aged 15-44 in London, suggesting one in every hundred young adult Londoners could be a user.

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