Falling demand in the United States is driving the criminal gangs to look for new markets, US Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs William Brownfield told a news conference in Manila.
“As the United States is increasingly successful in interrupting the flow of cocaine and methamphetamines from South America… these drug trafficking organisations will look for new markets, and some of those new markets will be in East Asia,” Brownfield said.
- Latin American Cartels Trafficking More Drugs to East Asia: US (thejakartaglobe.com)
- State Department, PortMiami to cooperate on Caribbean security issues (miamiherald.com)
- Peopling of the Americas (Times Two) (23andme.com)
- Hezbollah Joining Cartels in Mexico’s War (joemiller.us)
- State department to enhance security between PortMiami and Caribbean (caribbean360.com)