Tag: drug smuggling

  • UN urges action on drug trafficking

    Sea routes seeing increase in drug smuggling.  UN agency urges prosecution to end impunity for drug trafficking on high seas The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) hosted […]

  • Kenya blows up ship and heroin

    Ship destroyed off Kenya’s coast.  Kenya blows up ship and huge heroin haul By JOSEPH MURAYA Kenya Defence Forces have destroyed heroin worth Sh1 billion in a ship off the […]

  • Royal Navy Drugs Bust in Caribbean

    HMS Argyll in successful drug operation. Royal Navy Drugs Bust in Caribbean A Royal Navy warship has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean. […]

  • E. Africa tries to stem heroin tide

    Region is a key smuggling route for Afghan heroin. East Africa seeks help to stem surge in heroin smuggling: U.N By Drazen Jorgic NAIROBI (Reuters) – East African states worried by […]

  • Spanish Navy ship in drug haul

    Training ship apparently used for smuggling. Spanish navy ship caught with 127kg of cocaine on board Spanish police have seized 127kg of cocaine found in a storeroom of a navy […]

  • Drugs lure Costa Rica’s fishermen

    American authorities assisting country in drug fight. Drug traffickers lure Costa Rica’s struggling coastal fishermen with offers of easy money QUEPOS, Puntarenas – On June 11, 2014, 11 fishermen made […]

  • HMAS Toowoomba gets female Command

    Commander Catherine Hayes becomes first female in RAN to command a warship in the M.E. HMAS Toowoomba deploys with first female commander Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has congratulated Commander Catherine Hayes, […]

  • Drug smuggling submarines

    Drug smugglers up the ante in their illegal trade. Narco-Submarines: Innovative technology by Drug Cartels Op-Ed by Byron Ramirez and Dr. Robert J. Bunker Drug cartels today are much more […]

  • Kenya charges 9 over drug haul

    Drugs seized onboard MV Bushehr Amin Darya in Mombasa port. Kenya charges 9 foreigners over 377-kg heroin haul MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) – Nine foreign nationals were charged in a Kenyan court […]

  • HMAS Darwin leaves on a high!

    Hugely successful tour with CTF-150 for Royal Australian Navy ship. HMAS Darwin leaves on a high! HMAS Darwin has completed her highly successful deployment to the Middle East in support […]