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Europe’s ‘appetite’ for cocaine endangering Africa, warns UN anti-drugs chief

The head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) warned today that security in West Africa is being threatened by criminals who are using the region as a hub for trafficking drugs, particularly cocaine, from South America to Europe. “A sniff here and a sniff there in Europe are causing another disaster in Africa, to add to its poverty, unemployment and pandemics,” Antonio Maria Costa said at a conference on cocaine taking place in Madrid. Full Story

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