Cargo Handlers Will Become Subject to Increased Scrutiny in Anti-Drug War

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Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
13
Issue: 
10
394-396
Abstract: 
Increasingly, the U.S. and other governments are concentrating more on cargo handlers as a supplement to interdiction in order to combat illicit traffic in narcotic and psychotropic substances. Two recent reports from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration show that organized crime is increasing its penetration and use of the Caribbean for smuggling and transshipment... [more]