Paraguay has seized more than 3 400 kilos of cocaine near the capital city of asuncion.
Police have called it the country’s biggest ever drug bust. Officials say the cocaine was being stashed in a load of sugar for international shipment. National police commander louis serious told reporters that the illegal stimulant was found in a warehouse.
The burst exceeded the previous record in the country when 2900 kgs of cocaine was seized in october 2020. That cargo had been hidden in the bags of charcoal.