Latin America’s biggest port just made its largest cocaine seizure ever — the latest bust in a thriving drug-trafficking corridor

Brazil Santos port cocaine drug bustBrazil Federal Revenue service

  • The port of Santos in southeast Brazil saw its largest cocaine bust ever on Friday.
  • The port is a major transshipment center for the drug, and seizures there are frequent.
  • Brazil as a whole has become a hub for both consumption and transit of the drug.

Federal officials in Brazil intercepted a shipment of 2,052 kilos of cocaine on Friday at the port of Santos in the country’s southeast, near São Paulo. It was the biggest bust ever made at the port, according to Brazil’s Federal Revenue service.

Brazilian Revenue officials found the drugs at a container terminal at a wharf in Guaruja. During a survey of the containers, customs officials found hundreds of tablets of the drug in three containers, hidden among legal, declared shipments of coffee, sugar, and soy.

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