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Jun 17, 2014

Cargo truck of contraband cigarettes busted by Guatemalan police

A cargo truck carrying more than fifty cartons of contraband cigarettes was busted by Guatemalan police. Today’s edition of Prensa Libre reports that the cargo originated from Belize; the bust occurred in the area of Santa Ana, Peten. According to the Guatemalan police, a total of two hundred and forty-seven thousand cigarettes were confiscated, but that the driver of the vehicles was able to escape. The shipment was taken into custody as evidence. It is well-known that the Corozal Free Zone is a hub for contraband cigarettes from countries such as India, China, Switzerland, Paraguay, and Panama. 

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2 Responses for “Cargo truck of contraband cigarettes busted by Guatemalan police”

  1. Jason says:

    Hindus again giving belize a bad name with their fake shit- next time I will name names

  2. belizedictatorship says:

    I will name the names Minister Erwin Contreras and Al Sattler

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