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Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking in the Caribbean

The Case of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Guyana

by Daurius Figueira

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7556217M
ISBN 100595336329
ISBN 109780595336326
OCLC/WorldCa60127676

  Daurius Figueira is a researcher and is employed as a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad. He has previously published two books on the illicit drug trade in the Caribbean: "Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking in the Caribbean the case of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Guyana" and "Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking in the Caribbean Vol. 2 the case of Haiti, the Dominican Republic 4/5(1). The federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) estimated that drug dealing here (cocaine, crack cocaine, and heroin) yielded a profit of at least $ million. Overseeing this underground economy were “ to known drug posses of 10 to 50 people,” which controlled approximately 70 percent of the city’s drug market; about half of the trade.

  Read "Cocaine Trafficking in the Caribbean and West Africa in the Era of the Mexican Cartels" by Daurius Figueira available from Rakuten Kobo. This book deals with three major developments within the illicit drug trade of the Caribbean Basin that not only changed Brand: Iuniverse.   Author, Daurius Figueira writes in his book, “Cocaine And Heroin Trafficking In The Caribbean,” “In fact, it meant that illicit drug runners linked to the JLP were integrated into a CIA Author: Cganemccalla.

The Orange County, California, that the Becker brothers knew as boys is no more—unrecognizably altered since the afternoon in when Nick, Clay, David, and Andy rumbled with the lowlife Vonns, while five-year-old Janelle Vonn watched from the sidelines.   Drugs trafficking in the Caribbean. 28 May Share this page. William Brownfield, the State Department’s senior anti-drugs official, says that 16% of cocaine imports into the United States came through the Caribbean islands last year. That is up from 4% in For European cocaine imports, the proportions are even higher.


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Authorities in the Caribbean call for more funding to help in the battle on drugs as traffickers use trade routes such as the Dominican Republic to supply the demand in. The U.S. State Dept. found that around 90 percent of cocaine coming to the U.S.

during the first half of made its way through the Mexico and. There are multiple categories and subcategories of drugs, but it is arguable that cocaine and heroin are two most dangerous drugs that produce the most adverse effects on users, and which are most likely abused worldwide.

Cocaine is an alkaloid derived from the leaves of a South American shrub, the erythroxylon coca. Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant most frequently used as a recreational drug. It is commonly snorted, inhaled as smoke, or dissolved and injected into a vein.

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