Colombia: Authorities seize 8 tons of cocaine on banana plantation

Posted on May 16, 2016 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Police/Military Activity reported: Colombian authorities say they’ve made the biggest cocaine seizure in the history of a country long plagued by traffic in the drug.

The National Police agency said Sunday that 50 commandos backed by helicopters seized about 8 tons of cocaine on a banana plantation in the northwestern department of Antioquia. It said the drug belonged to a gang known as the Clan Usuaga and was apparently destined for the Caribbean and then to the United States. Read Article

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