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xfiltrate 4 Dec 2009 06:31

Latin American drug cartels find home in West Africa
 
While researching breaking news about the 3 Spanish "volunteers" who went missing from a Spanish relief convoy in Mauritania, I found this detailed CNN.com/world September 21, 2009 article.

Mauritania is mentioned.

Latin American drug cartels find home in West Africa

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
Guinea-Bissau, fifth-poorest nation in the world, is called Africa's first narco-state
Officials: At least nine Latin American drug cartels have set up bases in West Africa
West Africa has little law enforcement, making it easier for traffickers there
More money can be made selling drugs to Europe than to the U.S., officials say

Article found here:

Latin American drug cartels find home in West Africa - CNN.com

More about the 3 missing Spaniards can be found in the Sahara Travel Forum.

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