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Panama Seizes Cocaine Valued at US$70 Million Destined for Europe

Panama City, February 24 (RHC-Xinhua) -- Panama has seized cocaine at a port in the northern province of Colon worth US$70 million on the black market, local authorities said Monday.

The cache included 600 packets of cocaine hidden inside a shipping container aboard a vessel that had arrived from Canada and was on its way to Belgium.

So far this year, authorities have seized about 1.3 tons of drugs at various ports around the country.

Edited by Ivan Martínez
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