Last year, customs officers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport intercepted more than 2000 packages contained cocaine. That is 40 percent up on the year before.
Most of the drugs had been sent from Surinam, many were packed as presents. Almost no packages were intercepted in Surinam itself. Surinamese Justice Minister Chandrikapersad Santokhi blames this on a lack of staff.
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