Uruguay seizes record haul of cocaine

Uruguay seizes record haul of cocaineIn a joint operation between the navy and customs, four soy flour containers packed with bags of cocaine were seized after showing “anomalies” when put through scanners at Montevideo’s port. Uruguay’s customs director Jaime Borgiani estimated the drugs would be worth a billion US dollars in the European market. Uruguay is increasingly being used as a transit point for Latin American-produced cocaine heading to Africa and Europe.

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