“Panamanian authorities intercepted 46 suitcases containing an estimated $90 million in illegal drugs on a cargo ship that arrived from a Cuban port and was en route to Istanbul, Turkey.” Monica Showalter
Editor’s Note: Cuba and Cocaine have always gone together like Mary and her lamb! In 1990 Dr. Joseph Douglass, Jr. wrote a book entitled Red Cocaine: The Drugging of America. Cuba was at the center of the cocaine traffic.
“Cuba moved rapidly to establish narcotics operations in Mexico and Colombia. The Cuban drug operation set up in Colombia was manned by Colombians but directed by Cubans.” Pg. 26
“The Cubans were very effective in establishing operations throughout Latin America. Both Fidel and Raul Castro were enthusiastic and pushed hard to have the operation expanded faster than the Soviets deemed prudent.” P. 27
“American youth were the primary target for the drugs.” Ibid
By Monica Showalter, American Thinker, May 20, 2019
In a disturbing report out of Panama, Panamanian authorities have made a new bust linked to Cuba, intercepting a huge shipment of cocaine worth $90 million at the canal, bound for Turkey.
Babalu has a report, based on a news item spotted in CiberCuba: