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Aug 2, 2013

Police search free zone business of Colombian/Lebanese for drugs

There is more information tonight in respect of a huge drug bust in San Salvador two weeks ago, but has just come to light. Anti drug agents used drug-sniffing dogs on a vehicle that was found to be carrying more than eight hundred pounds of cocaine, which as it turns out was heading to Belize. The vehicle, bearing Costa Rican license plates, originated from Panama and was being driven by a Nicaragua national, twenty-six year old Juan Jose Matamoros Giron. The eight hundred and eighty pounds of cocaine was hidden in buckets of frozen pineapple juice and was taken to a customs compound near the capital. Reports in numerous Mexican newspapers say today that the ten million U.S. dollar cargo was destined for the Corozal Free Zone which has long been speculated as the transhipment point for drugs heading across the border. According to reports, at about one o’clock this morning, police and B.D.F. carried out a low key operation at the property of a Venezuelan and Lebanese businessman who has been identified as Samer Akil Rada. The warehouse of Rada’s store, Sol Fashion was also searched by law enforcement but from our information, there was no incriminating find.  The reports also say that Rada has not been seen for about two weeks which coincides with the time when the bust was made in Salvador on July nineteenth. It is known that a search was conducted on a container which was found to be loaded with expired pineapple juice. But that also came up empty-handed. The newspaper accounts also say that Rada is a former executive member of the Corozal Free Zone.

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2 Responses for “Police search free zone business of Colombian/Lebanese for drugs”

  1. Eye in the Sky says:

    10 million $$$$$ worth of cocaine and there are 10 executive members on the Corozal Free Zone.
    Hmmmmm
    Container with expired pineapple juice. Means some shipments made it through in the past.

    Mr Rosado the Free Zone CEO and Gapi son in law campaigned to be a Corozal Minister and he was financed by Hugo Casanova who is in Mexican jail after being busted with Meth in Chetumal.

    No wonder everyone wants to open a business in the zone even though it looks like a ghost town.

  2. GOB=criminal says:

    Which container has the $10,000 passports?
    Hezbollah should get a booth at the free trade zone, be the GOB agent for criminal immigration and go after the terrorism industry as a tourist destination.

    Way Belize is going it may end up like Egypt, killing the tourism.
    But the pyramids will survive, but the reef may not.

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