Cocaine Smuggling Through Venezuela in 2008

300 tons of cocaine was trafficked through the borders of Venezuela in 2008, according to the US.

Up to 40 percent of the cocaine from Colombia that is trafficked in Europe is believed that have passed through Venezuela.

260 tons of cocaine that was produced in the Andes was transported through Venezuela in 2007

Source:¬† Frank Jack Daniel, “Venezuela says radars slow Africa cocaine flights,” Reuters, September 8, 2009.