Belize, major drug traffic route

Posted on October 11, 2011 • Filed under: Belize, Crime, Drug Activity, Mexico, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

The sleepy port towns, mangrove swamps and jungle airstrips of poorly defended, tiny Belize are becoming prime gateways for drug trafficking as Mexico’s billionaire mafias carve out new smuggling routes through Central America.Using light aircraft and ultra-fast boats, traffickers are moving more and more South American cocaine through Belize into Mexico, U.S. narcotics agents and Belizean officials say. Read Article – Washington Post

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