Bees are seen in urban beekeeper Del Voss's apiary above his garage on August 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
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A Jamaican national was detained for nearly three months in the United States after bringing in bottles of honey from the Caribbean island that customs agents mistakenly believed to be liquid methamphetamine.Leon Haughton had visited family back in Jamaica every Christmas since taking up residence in Maryland about a decade ago, the Washington Post said Friday, retracing his Kafkaesque entanglement in U.S. customs and immigration bureaucracy.The tests in Georgia, meanwhile, finally confirmed that Haughton was indeed transporting honey. He was freed on March 21, 82 days after he returned from vacation.Unable to work for three months and far from his children, Haughton lost his two jobs as a cleaner and construction worker.
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