Spain seizes Brazilian fishing boat with cocaine haul on rough seas

May 14, 2023

LAS PALMAS -- Spanish authorities have seized a Brazilian-flagged fishing boat off the Canary Islands with 1.5 tonnes of cocaine in a hidden compartment in its machine room, police said on Friday as they brought the boat to the port of Las Palmas. A Brazilian fishing boat docks in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, after its crew members were detained by the Spanish police officers for transporting approximately 1500 kilograms of cocaine on board, Gran Canaria, Spain, May 12, 2023. Spanish police officers carry out a test on drugs found on an intercepted Brazilian fishing vessel carrying approximately 1500 kg of cocaine in Gran Canaria, Spain, May 12, 2023. A Brazilian fishing boat docks in the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, after its crew members were detained by the Spanish police officers for transporting approximately 1500 kilograms of cocaine on board, Gran Canaria, Spain, May 12, 2023. Spanish police officers carry out a test on drugs found on an intercepted Brazilian fishing vessel carrying approximately 1500 kg of cocaine in Gran Canaria, Spain, May 12, 2023.

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