transshipment-drugs.jpg MARCH 27, 2017

“WASHINGTON DC, USA, Monday March 27, 2017 – The Eastern Caribbean has been branded a “transit point for drug traffickers going to the United States and Europe” by the US State Department.

The department’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR), released this month, claims that the Eastern Caribbean hosts abundant transhipment points for illicit narcotics, primarily from Venezuela destined for North American, European and domestic Caribbean markets.

According to the report, marijuana remains the most commonly used illicit drug within the region and many of the homicides in the seven countries occur as a result of turf wars between factions fighting for control of drug distribution…”

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