Illegal drugs market ‘thriving’: UNDOC

Soldiers stand guard before a press conference at Paraguay's National Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD) in Asuncion on June 15, 2017 to present a 18-ton shipment of marijuana seized during an operation by the Paraguayan narcotics unit and valued at 9 million US dollars. AFP / Norberto DUARTE

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 23, 2017, on page 11.




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