3 Tons of Cocaine Hidden In Container of Rice Seized at Port of Montevideo

November 20: Customs officials in Uruguay reportedly seized approx. 3 tons of cocaine on Wednesday, November 20 at the port of Montevideo. The cocaine was reportedly concealed in a container carrying rice, and had been shipped from Paraguay with a stopover in Tenerife (Canary Islands.) The seizure comes within weeks of Uruguay Customs increasing their surveillance system at the port of Montevideo.

Source: Benin Web TV / Cochimau S. Houngbadji

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