Dominican agents say record cocaine stash found among bananas

DOMINICAN anti-narcotics agents have seized more than 2t of cocaine stashed in a shipment of bananas en route from Ecuador to the Netherlands, authorities reported yesterday.

“During an operation at the Caucedo terminal, which lasted a little more than 10 hours, the authorities confiscated 2,188 packages, presumably cocaine,” a spokesman for the National Directorate for Drug Control of the Dominican Republic (DNCDRD) said.