UN: Organized Crime is a Superpower (in Spanish)

El Universal, 6/18/2010

The majority of global drug-profits remain in the U.S., Canada and Europe, which in the case of cociane, represents 70% of the 72 billion dollars worth of product trafficked each year, according to yesterday’s statement from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

“The countries that cultivate the most illicit drugs in the world, like Afghanistan in the case of poppy and Colombia in the case of coca, are the ones that receive the most attention and criticism,” indicated the study “The Globalization of Crime: A Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment,” presented yesterday.

“Nonetheless, the largest part of the earnings stay in the rich destination countries,” affirmed the organization.

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