- May 13, 2010
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The top Latin American newspapers are reporting the massive shipment of cocaine from Cuba to Belgium. According to the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia the drugs were seized in the Panamanian city of Colon, a sea port near the Panama Canal Panama. The cocaine was found in a container camouflaged by molasses tanks (thick, dark brown syrup obtained from raw sugar during the refining process) in a Cuban ship headed for Belgium. The port facilities in Cuba are under the control of the Castroit regime military, which is the only one that has access to the ports.401 kilos of cocaine found on Cuban ship; Diaz-Balart: Castro regime 'caught red-handed'
Panamanian authorities seized 401 kilos, about 882 pounds, of cocaine on a ship headed to Belgium from Cuba on Thursday.
The cocaine was found camouflaged among tanks of cane-sugar syrup, according to the country's National Police (PN), part of operation Caña Brava. The PN did not elaborate further on the raid. Despite the lack of details available, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) fired off a press release blaming the Cuban government and the Castro regime for trafficking cocaine.
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