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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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