Pacific a target in cocaine, firearms trade

36 bars of cocaine which were allegedly found on an island of Makogai. Picture: SUPPLIED/Fiji Police

THE seizure of 500 kilograms of cocaine in Solomon Islands last month, the seizure of cocaine and smuggling of firearms in Papua New Guinea (PNG) coupled with the recent findings of cocaine being washed ashore in parts of Fiji only goes to show that small Pacific Island countries are being targeted by transnational criminal groups. […]

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