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A Guyana connection in the Cocaine from Trinidad found in Virginia?

A Guyana connection in the Cocaine from Trinidad and Tobago found in Virginia?

(Capitol News – January 27,2014)  – The discovery in the US of over 12 million US dollars’ worth of cocaine in cans out of Trinidad and Tobago is pointing to a connection in Guyana. Federal officials found 732 pounds of cocaine on Dec. 20 concealed in cans of fruit juice. Investigators estimate the cocaine had a street value of up to $100 million.

The drug bust has created a stir in the nearby Caricom State as accusations continue to fly there. The Guyana connection that is being investigated is that the actual cocaine may have come through this country via a company only on paper. About three years ago one of the Trinidadians now under a cloud in the Twin Island Republic attempted to take over a Guyanese company.   Continue reading

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