Focus Information Agency – Around 26 tons of cocaine seized in Ecuador in 2011
Around 26 tons of cocaine have been seized in Ecuador since the turn of the year, Prensa Latina reports. For comparison, in 2010 the country has found and confiscated 18 tons of drugs. However, it is for 2009 to break the record with 68 tons of drugs, some 64 tons of which was cocaine. Some 4,158 people were arrested for drug trafficking and distribution.