News Briefings – Week of 21 March

The Spanish police arrested a number of Dutch citizens smuggling between Malaga and the Netherlands. More than 500 kilos of drugs were seized. In total the Spanish police seized 242.7 kilos of marijuana and 420 kilos of hashish. A recent report on drug trafficking in Venezuelan border state Zulia draws attention to a key cocaine corridor that […]

News Briefing – Week of 29 February

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), the body responsible for overseeing implementation of UN drug accords, released its last report. The Report contains chapters on the health and welfare of mankind and the international drug control system. According to the 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR), Belize has become a transshipment point for marijuana […]

News Briefing – Week of 11 January

The Nigerian civic group called the Civil Society Network against Corruption (CSNAC) submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a reported case of money laundering that would have involved the National Assembly between 2009 and 2015. According to the civil society, several members of the National Assembly repeatedly violated the […]