Puerto Rico: rising volume of drugs coming from Venezuela UPDATED

The Economist has a report on Drugs trafficking in the Caribbean
Full circle
An old route regains popularity with drugs gangs

The final destination is likely to be North America or Europe, sometimes via West Africa. Puerto Rico is a way-station, physically in the Caribbean but within United States’ customs barriers. The French territories of Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana do the same for Europe

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UPDATE:
One thing that has been bothering me since I posted this is how the map shows no information on Cuba. Are we to believe Cuba is not involved in drug trafficking?

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5 Responses to “Puerto Rico: rising volume of drugs coming from Venezuela UPDATED”

  1. jlh Says:

    Something I have wondered about–Is there an appreciable use of drugs in the countries that are producing, exporting and transporting them? Or are they all too busy in the industry?

  2. Fausta Says:

    In Puerto Rico, there is epidemic use of drugs, jlh.

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