Antwerp’s cocaine connection
Smugglers have a new route.
Cocaine’s New Gateway to Europe: Busy Belgian Port
By Valentina Pop
ANTWERP, Belgium—Europe’s largest container port for bananas has also become the continent’s gateway for another tropical product: cocaine.
Last year, 41 metric tons of cocaine, with a street value of roughly $2.5 billion, was seized in Belgium, according to Belgian customs officials.
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