Drug production chemicals found in Guatemala port; Shipped from Russia and China

Posted on July 16, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Crime, Drug Activity, Guatemala, Police/Military Activity

Three containers with chemicals used for the production of synthetic drugs were found by authorities at the Santo Tomás de Castilla port on the Caribbean. According to Prensa Latina, two of the containers were shipped from Russia and contained 800 kilograms of sodium carbonate. The other, shipped from Shanghai, China, contained 19,600 kilos of sodium sulfate. The intended destination of the chemicals is believed to be a business in Guatemala City. No arrests or suspects were reported. Read Article

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