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Returnees used as local network for global drug cartels

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 07 September 2019, 7:17PM

Returnees of Pacific descent could be acting as local support for the Mexican cartels running a global drug trade increasingly routed through the region, an expert has warned. 

Associate Professor Dr. Deon Canyon, from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, says locals including returning criminals from the United States system are now part of the network used by cartels to drive drugs in the Pacific.

By Matai'a Lanuola Tusani T - Ah Tong 07 September 2019, 7:17PM

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