Tag: Cocaine

West African Sahel sees soaring drug seizures, as UN calls for dismantling trafficking networks

April 22, 2024

Drug trafficking in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger continues to undermine security and economic development in the West African Sahel region, according to ... Read More

Spain: Seizure of 1,500 kilograms of cocaine in a joint operation with Morocco

January 17, 2024

The Spanish police successfully intercepted a vessel carrying over 1,500 kilograms of cocaine off the coast of Gran Canaria. The intercepted boat, which was carrying ... Read More

Morocco/drug trafficking: Nearly 1.5 ton of cocaine seized in Tanger-Med Port, about 363 kg of Cocaine grabbed in El Guergarate

January 3, 2024

Police at the Tanger-Med port, foiled, on Tuesday, an international drug trafficking operation and seized one ton, 488 kg and 80 grams of cocaine. This ... Read More

Senegal’s navy seizes record 3 tons of cocaine haul off coast

November 30, 2023

Senegal’s navy has intercepted over three tons of cocaine from a ship moored off the coast in what is one of the country's biggest drug ... Read More

Morocco: Over 1.4 Tons of Cocaine Seized in 2021

December 23, 2021

Moroccan authorities have seized more than 1.4 tons of cocaine in 2021 and arrested 103,000 people, including 261 foreign nationals, during their relentless battle engaged ... Read More

Morocco Foils Smuggling Over 13 Tons of Cannabis

January 7, 2019

Moroccan security services have announced this weekend the seizure of over 13.7 tons of cannabis at the Tangier-Med port. The drugs were concealed in a ... Read More

Algeria: President Sacks Internal Security Chief amid Cocaine Seizure Scandal

June 27, 2018

The head of the Algerian national security service (DGSN) Abdelghani Hamel has been fired and replaced by Mustapha El-Habiri, head of civil protection directorate, as ... Read More

Morocco Nets 541 kilos of Cocaine in Casablanca Port

February 12, 2018

Moroccan security services have seized 541 kilos of cocaine concealed in a container shipped from Latin America to Casablanca. Six people including a Brazilian national ... Read More

Morocco: Biggest Drug Bust in Country’s History Nets $ 2.7 Billion of Cocaine

October 5, 2017

Two and a half tons of cocaine with a street value of 2.7 billion US dollars were seized by the Moroccan security services, in their ... Read More

Morocco Busts International Cocaine Trafficking Network

November 14, 2016

Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) busted an international cocaine trafficking cell in the southern region of Dakhla. The BCIJ said in a statement ... Read More