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Cocaine from Trinidad and Tobago seized at Toronto Pearson International Airport

48 kilos of Cocaine from T&T at Toronto Pearson International Airport

CP24.com on June 14, 2017 reported that on May 5 CBSA officers screening an aircraft cargo container that arrived on a flight from T&T at the Toronto Pearson international airport seized 38 bricks weighing 48 kilos of cocaine. 456 more words

Drug Trade Analysis

Former Marijuana Officer and Entrepreneur Busted In Drug Trafficking

A former Colorado marijuana enforcement officer and a marijuana entrepreneur are among those accused of being involved with a large trafficking ring that shipped pot out of state. 297 more words

Marks Articles

The Reality of the Parallel Foreign Exchange Market of Trinidad and Tobago

The Reality of Sourcing US Dollars on the Alternate Market of Trinidad and Tobago

The Business Guardian of June 8, 2017 on page 3 presented the foreign exchange reality of and the counter strategy to satisfy the weekly US Dollar demand of a player in the production and supply of the dominant source of consumed animal protein in T&T. 599 more words

Drug Trade Analysis

Afghan Opium Production 40 Times Higher Since US-NATO Invasion

A poppy field in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad province | Photo: Reuters

Published 31 August 2016

About 90 percent of the world’s illegal opium is estimated to come from Afghanistan. 345 more words
War & Conflict

Book Talk: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

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Watch my book talk or read the transcript below:

In The House of the Scorpion, between the United States and the former country of Mexico stands a huge drug empire, ruled by powerful farmers like El Patrón, farmers who sometimes live for over a hundred years. 358 more words

Book Talk

The Illicit Superhighway: Transnational Organized Crime in Africa

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

The distinction between legitimate and illicit business in Africa is fluid due to the significant size of informal trade on the continent. 756 more words
War & Conflict

Shocking images: Traffickers use pigeon to smuggle drugs into Kuwait

Homing pigeon used to smuggle drugs into Kuwait. (Photo courtesy: Al-Rai)
Kuwaiti customs seized 178 pills wrapped around a homing pigeon.

The department’s employees tracked a homing pigeon that was coming from Iraq and finally caught it above a building near the customs’ department, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai reported.

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International Trade