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Tag: Cocaine

Firing squad awaits Thai, French drug smugglers in Bali

Airport officials found nearly 1kg of meth under mules’ clothes.

12 tonnes of cocaine seized, hidden among coal

The cocaine was found in 60 sacks mixed with coal in three containers at Butterworth port last week.

RM676 million drugs seized in biggest ever haul

Customs and police seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine in a joint operation.

Mexican court rules to allow recreational cocaine use

The ruling will only take effect if a panel of judges side with the original decision and would only apply to the two people who brought the cases.

3.2 tonnes of cocaine seized in Shah Alam

Also seized: 11 sacks of white powder believed to be ketamine, with a combined street value of hundred of millions of ringgit.

New Zealand cocaine haul drifted 2,100km from Australia

Two people were seen by New Zealand police offloading cocaine into the sea at Bethells Beach in West Auckland. 

Cargo ship loaded with cocaine owned by JPMorgan

The ship named MSC Gayane carrying tonnes of cocaine is one of the largest seizures of drugs in US history.

US seizes US$1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia

Cocaine remains one of the most widely used illegal drugs in the United States, where most of the world's cocaine is consumed, according to federal officials.

Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ gets Cannes film festival liftoff

Elton John says 'that cocaine was the drug that made me open up. I could talk to people.'

Woman maintains Paris rape claim against Chris Brown

The woman, identified as 'Karima' in media reports, says Brown along with his bodyguard and a friend assaulted her in the luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel.

Cocaine found in Chris Brown’s hotel room ‘was not his’

Brown, his bodyguard and a friend were arrested after a 25-year-old woman accused them of raping her in the Mandarin Oriental.

Colombian confesses to over 150 murders at El Chapo trial

The US government turncoat, Juan Carlos "Chupeta" Ramirez, was allegedly one of Guzman's two main Colombian suppliers.

NHL investigating Flyers’ Lehterä after cocaine ring report

Jori Lehterä is among 23 suspects from a group accused of distributing two kilogrammes of cocaine since January of 2017.

Singer Demi Lovato speaks out, says will keep fighting addiction

Lovato, who speaks openly about her history of drug and alcohol abuse, thanked God, her friends and her fans, saying their positive thoughts and prayers had helped her navigate this difficult time.

Slipper to play against Wallabies on return from drugs ban

James Slipper will play his first game since testing positive for cocaine for a second time in May.

Peru’s Guerrero clear to play for Brazilian club, Swiss court says

The Swiss Federal Tribunal allowed Paolo Guerrero to continue playing for Flamengo despite his suspension for cocaine use.

Global opium and cocaine production at record highs, according to UN

Production of opium and cocaine rose by 65% and 25% respectively.

Colombia to use drones to fumigate coca leaf with herbicide

The Colombian government intends to destroy 110,000 hectares of coca this year.

Lebanon detains Italian over cocaine smuggling

The Italian was one of eight foreigners involved in the trafficking operation.

Nephew of Colombia ex-rebel to collaborate with US in drug case

Marlon Marín will testify to US authorities about a plot to sell 10 tonnes of cocaine to Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel.

Colombia’s FARC furious over ex-rebel’s arrest on drugs charges

Santrich's arrest has been swiftly denounced by the FARC, with a spokesman warning it could deal a damaging blow to the 2016 peace deal.

Portugal, Spain police seize 2.5 tonnes of cocaine

Ten people were also arrested in conjunction with the drug seizure.

Ivory Coast woman who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine held at...

An X-ray revealed more than 60 small packages in her stomach.

81 Nigerians on death row in Malaysia, says report

Many Nigerian drug couriers, including students in Malaysia and Thailand, are reportedly involved in the global cocaine, heroin and meth business operated by drug lords in Nigeria.