Friday, October 2, 2015


Spain finds 300 kilos of 

cocaine in pureed banana shipment

By AFP     17 hours ago in Crime
Spanish authorities seized 300 kilos of cocaine worth 10 million euros ($11 million dollars) from a container loaded with pureed bananas that arrived from Costa Rica, the government tax office said Thursday.
Police and customs officers found the cocaine on Monday in the Mediterranean port of Valencia, Spain's second busiest port, a tax office spokesman said.
There were 300 bricks of high quality cocaine in the container and each had a label with the word "éxito" ("success") on it, he added.
Spanish authorities were trying to figure out the origin of the cocaine, which arrived on September 26 on a boat that departed Puerto Moin just east of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica.

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